27JUL 2016
Slovakia on a Map

Slovakia on a Map

The region of Liptov lies in the north of Slovakia and its north-eastern part borders on Poland. Its natural scenery is one of the most beautiful in Slovakia. The Veľká Fatra Mts., the ridge of the Chočské vrchy Mts. and the ridge of the West Tatras form the northern limit of the region. The southern border of the region coincides with the ridge of the Low Tatras, and the ridge…

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24JUL 2016
Slovakia Population

Slovakia Population

By B.C. | BRATISLAVA and PLAVECKÝ ŠTVRTOK IN A region where walls and fences come with heavy historical connotations, all of them negative, people are again erecting walls. In Slovakia, an increasing numbers of cities and communities are walling off members of the Roma minority making it even clearer how little they want to have to do with them. Some 14 walls segregating predominantly…

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21JUL 2016
Festival in Slovakia

Festival in Slovakia

Slovak folklore Slovakia is proud of its rich folklore and folk traditions. Each region, city, and municipality has a unique character and folklore – costumes, music, songs, architecture, customs, traditions, dances and dialects. Folklore festivals organised all around Slovakia serve to present the folk customs of individual regions. The largest folk festivals in Slovakia are…

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18JUL 2016
Slovakia Football National Team

Slovakia Football National Team

The Spain national team and media have come out supporting Gerard Pique after he was jeered by supporters The friendly match between England and Spain has been moved because of abuse directed at Pique Pique is said to be completely unaffected by the incident. In Mundo Deportivo on Tuesday, the headline read Punch for Pique and describes the national team as being all for…

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15JUL 2016
Facts about Slovakia

Facts about Slovakia

FACTS ABOUT SLOVAKIA Slovakia, a small country with amazing mountains, natural sceneries, historical towns, castles, remarkable natural sights and rich cultural heritage. In 1993 it gained independence when the former Czechoslovakia splitted to form the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. Some interesting facts: Historical resources say that the European geographical centre…

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12JUL 2016
Capital Slovakia

Capital Slovakia

Bratislava German Pressburg, Hungarian Pozsony, Bratislava© Goodshoot/Jupiterimagescity, capital of Slovakia . It lies in the extreme southwestern part of the country, along the Danube where that river has cut a gorge in the Little Carpathian Mountains near the meeting point of the frontiers of Slovakia, Austria , and Hungary . Vienna is 35 miles (56 km) west. Archaeological…

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09JUL 2016
SK Travel

SK Travel

Jade Carlson was looking forward to spending a week in Mexico with her boyfriend and his family next month, but says her seaside holiday was scuttled when a Kindersley travel agent failed to book their $20, holiday. “I think in shock and denial was my first few stages, and then I was very upset. There was little sleep and a whole lot of tears, ” Carlson said Monday afternoon…

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06JUL 2016
Slovakia capital

Slovakia capital

Bratislava is a delightful mix of new, old and downright historic. The city center is criss-crossed with winding cobblestoned roads, candy-colored 18th-century rococo buildings, pedestrian plazas and welcoming street cafes. Venture outside the center, and you will see bizarre communist constructions and block after block of institutional housing. The skyline s most prominent…

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