5 Facts About Slovakia

1. One of the most popular team sports in Slovakia is ice hockey.

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2. Education in Slovakia is compulsory from age 6 to 16.

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3. In 2015, Slovakia signed the European Cooperating State Agreement based on which Slovakia committed to the finance entrance programme named PECS which serves as preparation for full membership.

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4. In 2017, Slovakia was ranked by the International Monetary Fund as the 39th richest country in the world, with purchasing power parity per capita GDP of $32,895.

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5. On 1 January 2009, Slovakia adopted the Euro as its national currency.

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