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Last verified: Monday, 19. August 2019 at 07:23 AM

Slovakia Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Slovakia is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 1.3 / 5

Travelling Slovakia is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.7 / 5

Slovakia shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Slovakia), the Advisory Index is 1.7 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Ukraine (2.9), Austria (1.8), Czech Republic (1.4), Hungary with 1.4 and Poland with 1.4 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Slovakia from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.3 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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Exercise normal safety and security precautions in the Slovak Republic. 

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/slovakia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Slovakia.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/slovakia-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Malta

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Se upp för ficktjuvar, framför allt i städerna. Iaktta allmän försiktighet också i landsvägstrafiken.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/SK

About Slovakia

Slovakia with its capital Bratislava is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe), about twice the size of New Hampshire (48,845 km²). The country is located Central Europe, south of Poland. The climate can be described as temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters. The landscape is rugged mountains in the central and northern part and lowlands in the south. With a population of about 5.46 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bratislava
Population about 5.46 million
Size 48.845 km²
Size comparable to about twice the size of New Hampshire
Common languages Hungarian, Slovak
Currency Koruna (short: SKK)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +421
Internet Top Level Domain .sk
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 SK
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 SVK
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 703

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Slovakia is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • acid rain damaging forests
  • air pollution from metallurgical plants presents human health risks

Natural hazzards

  • flooding

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Slovakia. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. automobiles
  2. beverages
  3. ceramics
  4. chemicals
  5. coke
  6. earthenware
  7. electrical
  8. electricity
  9. food
  10. gas

Agriculture products

  1. cattle
  2. forest products
  3. fruit
  4. grains
  5. hops
  6. pigs
  7. potatoes
  8. poultry
  9. sugar beets

Slovak Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Slovakia.

Export products

  1. electrical equipment
  2. fuels
  3. furnaces
  4. iron
  5. machinery
  6. mineral oils
  7. nuclear reactors
  8. related parts
  9. steel
  10. vehicles

Import products

  1. electrical equipment
  2. fuel
  3. furnaces
  4. machinery
  5. mineral oils
  6. nuclear reactors
  7. related parts
  8. vehicles

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Slovakia?

Slovakia is currently rated at 1,3 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 4 official sources. Travelling Slovakia is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Slovakia in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Slovakia.

How many travel advisories do you know for Slovakia?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 4 individual sources for Slovakia.

What is the size of Slovakia?

Slovakia has a size of 48,845 km² or 18,859 mi² which is about twice the size of New Hampshire.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.