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Country of the Day

Country Map
Map of Slovakia
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
  • Native Greetings
(Image Credit: Stan Shebs)

Rose

National Flower

Today
Mar 19
Capital
Bratislava
Leader
President Andrej Kiska
Area (sq km)
49,035.00
Population
5,445,027
Language(s)
Slovak, Hungarian, and more
Literacy
99.60%
Currency
Euro, Slovak koruna (SKK)

“"Nad Tatrou sa blyska"” (Lightning Over the Tatras)

Slovakia’'s national anthem, "“Nad Tatrou sa blyska,"” was officially adopted in 1993, with lyrics by Janko Matuska and music. The anthem has been used since 1844, and the anthem’'s music is based on the Slovak folk song "Kopala studienku".

Audio Credit: Defonseca

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