Slovakia: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

General points to know about the country – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Bratislava (& largest city)

Population: 5.5 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): Slovak

President: Andrej Kiska

Prime Minister: Robert Fico

Currency: Euro € (EUR)

Area: 49,035 km2 (18,933 mi2)

Dialing Code: +421

Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
•   DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)

Demonym: Slovak (what’s this?)

EndonymSlovensko
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E (define)

Country Code (ISO): SK (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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