Slovakia is located in central Europe. The land has rugged mountains, rich in mineral resources, with vast forests and pastures. The Carpathian Mountains dominate the topography of Slovakia, with lowland areas in the southern region. Slovakia is about twice the size of the state of Maryland.

What's happening in Slovakia

  • Žilina (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈʐilina]; Hungarian: Zsolna, [ʒolnɒ]; German: Sillein, [ziˈlaɪ̯n] or [ˈzɪlaɪ̯n]; Polish: Żylina [ʐɨˈlina], names in other languages) is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200 kilometres (120 mi) from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders It is the fourth largest city of Slovakia with a population of approximately 80,000, an important industrial center, the largest city on the Váh river, and the seat of a kraj (Žilina Region) and of an okres (Žilina District) It belongs to the Upper Váh region of tourism

  • Šurany (until 1927, Veľké Šurany; Hungarian: Nagysurány; German: Schuran) is a town and a railroad hub in the Nové Zámky District, Nitra Region, southern Slovakia Alongside the main settlement, it has the boroughs of Kostolný Sek and Nitriansky Hrádok, both annexed 1976

  • Štúrovo (before 1948: Parkan; Hungarian: Párkány, German: Gockern, Turkish: Ciğerdelen) is a town in Slovakia, situated on the River Danube Its population in 2018 was 10,279 The town is situated opposite the Hungarian city of Esztergom

  • Čadca (pronunciation ; until 1918 Čatca, Czača, Hungarian: Csaca, Polish: Czadca) is a district town in northern Slovakia, near the border with Poland and the Czech Republic

  • Zvolen (pronounced \ˈzʋɔlen:; Hungarian: Zólyom; German: Altsohl) is a town in central Slovakia, situated on the confluence of Hron and Slatina rivers, close to Banská Bystrica It is surrounded by Poľana mountain from the East, by Kremnické vrchy from the West and by Javorie and Štiavnické vrchy from the South Zvolen is a seat of a county (Zvolen District)

  • Trenčín (Slovak pronunciation: \ˈtrentʂiːn:, also known by other alternative names) is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120 km (75 mi) from Bratislava It has a population of more than 55,000, which makes it the eighth largest municipality of the country and is the seat of the Trenčín Region and the Trenčín District It has a medieval castle, Trenčín Castle, on a rock above the city

  • Svit is a small town in Poprad District in the Prešov Region in northern Slovakia It lies 8 km (5 mi) west of the city of Poprad, at the foothills of the High Tatras

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