Slovakia is a country located in Central Europe. The country is a parliamentary republic and has a total area of around 18,905 square miles. It is bordered by Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Ukraine. The capital and largest city of Slovakia is Bratislava. The population of Slovakia is estimated to be around 5.5 million people. The official language is Slovak and the currency is the euro. The climate in Slovakia is temperate with average temperatures ranging from -2°C to 18°C. The economy of Slovakia is largely service-oriented and relies on industry, agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Slovakia is a member of the European Union and the Schengen Area. Slovakia is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Europe. There are nine national parks and many hilly areas, forests, and mountains.
The mountain ranges of Slovakia include the Tatras, Low Tatras, White Carpathians, Fatras, and historic mining and smelting districts. Slovakia is a culturally diverse country and is home to many festivals and events.Traditional and modern music are both popular in Slovakia, and there are many outdoor concerts and festivals.