Flag of Slovakia (GIF)


The flag of Slovakia was adopted on September 3, 1992, and uses white, blue, and red as partners with other Slavic nations. It consists of three white, blue, and red-colored bands with a national coat of arms on the left side of the center. The colors of the flag represent Slavic unity and independence. On the red shield of its coat of arms, there is a white double cross, symbolizing Christianity, and three dark blue hills, symbolizing the Tatra, Fatra, and Matra mountain ranges. Also, the Slovakia flag has a 2:3 width ratio.

The Slovakia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Slovakia, officially known as the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital is Bratislava, and its population is about 5,450,000.


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Bratislava (pop. 433,000)
Other major cities:KoŇ°ice (241,000)
Official languages:Slovak
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:80.7% Slovaks
8.5% Hungarians
2.0% Roma
0.6% Czechs
0.6% Rusyns
0.1% Ukrainians
0.1% Germans
0.1% Poles
0.1% Moravians
7.2% Unspecified
Religion:62% Roman Catholicism
13.4% Irreligious
12.5% Other religion
8.2% Protestant Christianity
3.8% Greek Catholic Chutch
Demonym:Slovak
Area:49,035 km²
(18,933 sq mi)
Population:5,450,000
Currency:Euro


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Slovakia (Slovak: Vlajka a znak Slovenska), GIF

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