Area: 49,035 km2 (18,933 sq miles)
Capital City: Bratislava
Population: 5,435,343 (2016 estimate)
Official Languages: Slovak
Boarding Countries: Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, Czechia, Poland
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Government: Parliamentary Republic
Slovakia's climate is continental, with hot summers and cold winters. In July the mean temperature is 21°c (70°f). January's mean temperature is -1°c (30°f). Rainfall averages roughly 49 cm (19.3 in) a year and can exceed 200 cm (80 in) annually in the High Tatras.