Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is located in central Europe, and is bordered by Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Ukraine, and Hungary. It was officially formed in 1993, when the Czechoslovakia dissolved following the collapse of the Soviet Union. With a population of about 5 million, Slovakia has one of Europe's fastest-growing economies, as has been dubbed the "Tatra Tiger." Slovakia is a member of the European Union.

General Information
Official Name: 
Slovak Republic
Capitol: 
Bratislava
Population: 
5,417,000
Languages: 
Slovak
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
49,037
Year of UN Membership: 
1993
Year of Present State Formation: 
1993
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$101.806 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$25,525 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
0.80 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.83
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
25.70
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Eastern European Group
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
Australia Group
BIS: Bank for International Settlements
BSEC: Black Sea Economic Cooperation Zone
CBSS: Council of the Baltic Sea States
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CEI: Central European Initiative
CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ECB: European Central Bank
EIB: European Investment Bank
EMU: European Monetary Union
EU: European Union
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IEA: International Energy Agency
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NEA: Nuclear Energy Agency
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
Schengen Convention
SELEC: Convention of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
ZC: Zangger Committee
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CD: Conference on Disarmament
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNFICYP: United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
UNTSO: United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation, Middle East
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
UN Mission
801 Second Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 286-8880
(212) 286-8419
mission@newyork.mfa.sk

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