The Slovak Republic (short form: Slovakiaor Slovensko)is in Central Europe.It has apopulation of over five million and an area of about 49,000 squarekilometres . Slovakia is bordered by the CzechRepublic and Austria to the west, Poland THE FLAG OF SLOVAKIAto the north, Ukraine to the east andHungary to the south. The largest city is the capital, Bratislava,and the second largest is Košice. Slovakia is a member state of theEuropean Union, NATO, United Nations, COAT OF ARMSOECD and WTO among others. The officiallanguage is Slovak.
The Slovak landscape is noted primarily for itsmountainous nature,with the Carpathian Mountains extending Gerlachovský štítacross most of the northern half of thecountry.Amongst these mountain ranges are the highpeaks of the Tatra mountains.To the north,close to the Polish border, are the High Tatraswhich are a popular skiing destinationand home to many scenic lakes and valleys aswell as the highest point in Slovakia, the Gerlachovský štít at 2,655 metres , and Greater Fatrathe countrys highly symbolic mountainKriváň.
CLIMATE The Slovak climate lies between the temperate and continental climate zones with relatively warm summers and cold, cloudy and humid winters.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONSSlovakia is also famous for its spectacular castles.The Spiš Castle is one of the biggest .It was registered as world heritage by UNESCO. Spiš Castle
Veľka Fara National Park Malá Fatra National Park Muránska planina National Park LOW TATRAS NATIONAL PARK
Pieniny National Park Poloniny National Park Tatra National Park Slovak Paradise National Park Slovak Karst National Park
CULTUREThe Slovak folklore
CULTURE The National Theatre In BratislavaSome famous people
Slovak foodCocoa cake Pirohy Slovak national dish Bryndzové halušky Black pudding
The most popular sports in Slovakia are hockey,football, tennis and skiing
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The town centre Church of Saint Mary‘s Birth Church of Saint Francis
World War II MemorialTown centre The Greek Catholic Church Our Statue of Vranov Town Hall Liberty
“Gymnázium” of St. Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (September 26, 1181 or 1182 – October 3, 1226) was a Roman Catholic friar and the founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans. He is known as the patron saint of animals, birds, the environment and Italy, We celebrate the feast day on October 4.
Long corridor where we have a small chapel, Here we can every Friday take part in celebrating holy mass and during the fasting period of year we pray in this place.
In one building there There are 10 classrooms is eight-year grammar on two floors school and one class altogether. of four-year grammar school.
Behind the school there is a large garden with an old willow, Sometimes we have lessons in this area, We can relax on a bench in this garden, It offers excellent freshness during sunny days.
Gymnasium full of footballers Ski training in ski centre Svit
This is our band that performs during the holy masses organized at our school From the left: Mgr. Matúš Haňov – our teacher, and our schoolmates Martin Nemec, Pavol Gromina, Dominik Fabian, Michal Bubnár
Our school is specialized in IT systems All students can surf on the Internet during the breaks IT is taught twice a week
Primaparty is a ceremony by which we welcome new schoolmates to our school. Here is one of the programme´s show at Primaparty We all are in a very good mood
3rd place in nationwide medical competition an award of moralesteem of our studentsin Košice held by ourbishops.
„...because it is only when we give that we are gaining, only when we forget about ourselves we really find ourselves...“