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Slovakia

Slovakia Background Stats

National tree:

Small-leaved Lime/Small-leaved Linden

Definitions

  • Border with Ukraine: Length.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Border with Ukraine 97.85 km (60.80 mi) including 2.3 km (1.4 mi) by rivers 2014
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday March 2013
Full name Slovak Republic 2013
Independence day date July 17 1992
Land border length 1,524 km 2014 103th out of 200
National anthems Nad Tatrou sa bl\u00fdska ( Lightning Over the Tatras ) 2011
National identity card Ob\u010diansky preukaz ( Citizen card ) is compulsory at the age of 15. It serves the purpose of general identification towards the authorities. It features a photograph, date of birth and the address. Every card has a unique number. 2004
Neighboring countries and territories Austria (L) Czech Republic (L) Hungary (L) Poland (L) Ukraine (L) 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 0.0 2014 165th out of 171
Overview

Right at the heart of Europe and with a history intertwined with that of its neighbours, Slovakia has proudly preserved its own language and distinct cultural traditions.

It was part of Czechoslovakia until the "velvet divorce" in January 1993.

Having uncoupled itself from its western neighbour, Slovakia at first struggled to prove itself as an independent democracy, but by the time of the twentieth anniversary of the "velvet divorce" in January 2013, it had come to be seen as one of Europe's biggest success stories.


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Citation

"Slovakia Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Slovakia/Background