Slovakia is a landlocked country in Central Europe, borders Ukraine to the east, Poland to the north, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovak Republic gained independence from Czechoslovakia in 1993. Slovakia population in 2023 is estimated to be 5.48 million, covers country area of 49,035 sq km (18,933 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-twenty-sevnth country by area and the one-hundred-seventeenth most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Bratislava, other popular cities are Košice, Prešov, Žilina, Banská Bystrica, Nitra, Trnava, Martin, Trenčín and Poprad. Country code is SVK, Life expectancy of Slovakia ranks forty-third in the world with average lifespan of 74.84 years for male and 81.44 years for female. Slovakia official language is Slovak.Below table is the population of Slovakia from 1960 to 2020:
Slovak Republic population in 1960 is 4,068,095, by 1970 the population is increased by 470,128 totaling to 4,538,223, by 1980 the population is increased to 4,979,815, and by 1990 the total increase of 5,299,187 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 5,299,187. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 89,533 to 5,388,720, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Slovak Republic increase by 2,708 with a change of 0.05 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 67,399 with a change of 1.25 percent and make up to 5,458,827. Slovakia population in 2022 is estimated to be 5.46 million, Population of Slovakia in 2021 is estimated as 5.44 million.
According to scitanie, Slovakia population by mother tongue as per 2021 census. 83.8 percent are Slovaks, 7.7 percent are Hungarians, 1.2 percent are Romani and 1.9 percent are Others and 5.4 percent are not specified.
|Mother tongue||>Population (2021)|
|Yiddish / Hebrew||273|
|Slovak sign language||1,835|
|not found out||312,364|
Slovakia is divided into eight regions and further subdivided into 79 districts.
|Region||Capital||Area (sq km)||Population|
|Banská Bystrica||Banská Bystrica||9,454.8||643,102|
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