The Slovak Republic is in Central Europe.
Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic
and Austria to the west, Poland to the north
Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south.
The largest city is the capital, Bratislava, and the
second largest is Košice.
The official language is Slovak.
It has a population of over five milion.
Slovakia was part of Great Moravia and next
part of Hungarian Kingdom.
After long time it was part of Czechoslovakia.
Next in 1.1.1993 Slovakia became independent
republic called Slovak Republic.
Mountains - High Tatras are a popular skiing destination
in the North Slovakia.
We have lots of forests in Slovakia.
The longest river is Váh.
We have lots of caves too.
There are lots of lowlands, for example
„Východoslovenská nížina, Podunajská nížina“.
The best known Slovak hero, found in many
mythologies, is Juraj Jánošík.
Popular is folk tradition.
Slovak national dish is „Bryndzové halušky“.
Our city Košice
Košice is the second largest city in Slovakia.
It has population of over 240 000.
The city centre and the most historical
monuments are located in or around the Main
The most dominant historical monument of the
city is Slovakia's largest church - Gothic St.
This year 715 pupils aged 6 - 15 attend our
school in 30 classes. 49 teachers care about