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Slovakia

Kassi Smith

 

 

 Map

http://www.travelblog.org/World/lo-geog.html

 

 

When flown vertically the coat of arms is rotated. Note: If hoisted properly the white field should be towards the finial; therefore in this example the flag is incorrectly hoisted.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Slovakia

 

 

Popular destinations in Slovakia

Bratislava, capital of Slovakia

Bratislava castle SlovakiaTourists are coming to love the freshly restored old town, now almost entirely closed to cars. Business of all kinds is booming in one of the European Union's most rapidly-expanding capitals. The population of some half-million inhabitants is quickly adapting to its new role in the expanded Europe.

Vysoke Tatry - The High Tatra MountainsStrbske Pleso, Vysoke TatryThe High Tatras are the most compact mountains of alpine type in Europe, located on Slovakia’s northern border with Poland. The resort is a popular destinaton for hiking in summer and skiing in winter.

 

Piestany Spa

Piestany spa, Thermia PalaceThe spa is renowned for successful treatment of arthritis.

Kosice

Kosice, Slovakia - St Elisabeth cathedralThis metropolis of Eastern Slovakia is a regional administrative centre and hub of industry, commerce, science and culture.

http://www.slovakia.com/

Nitra

Nitra SlovakiaSlovakia's oldest intact historical remnants, especially as related to the establishment of Christianity, are to be found in this regional centre in western Slovakia.

http://www.slovakia.com/cities/

 

 

1993 January - Became independent after Czechoslovakia split.

1994 March - New coalition led by Jozef Moravcik of Democratic Union of Slovakia formed following no-confidence vote in Meciar government.

1995 March - Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation with Hungary signed, guaranteeing the existing border and ethnic minority rights.

1999 January - New law passed allowing president to be elected by people.

1999 July - Parliament approves law to improve the status of minority languages.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1870906.stm

 

 

5 interesting facts

1. The counrty isnt very old it was only established in 1993.

2. Slovakia was once owned by Nazi Germany.

http://www.slovakia.org/history.htm

3. The main foods of Slovakian people are potatoes, wheat flour, cow and sheep cheese, cabbage, onions and garlic.

http://www.slovensko.com/about/food

4. The postal code is composed of 5 digits. The first digit is one of 8 (Bratislava), 9 (Western Slovakia) and 0 (Eastern Slovakia). This is a heritage of the Czechoslovak federation, where 1 was Prague, 2-5 rest of Bohemia and 6-7 Morava.

5. The name of the street or square comes before the number of the house.

http://www.slovensko.com/about/postal-address

 

 

5 websites about the country

1. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107967.html

2. http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3430.htm

3. http://europa.eu/abc/european_countries/eu_members/slovakia/index_en.htm

4. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/europe/slovakia

5. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lo.html

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