Slovakia - geography basic


Continent: Europe (Central Europe)
Area: 49 034 km²
Population:  5 443 120 (31.12.2017)

Bordering Countries:
Czech Republic (CZ)
Poland (PL)
Ukraine (UA)
Hungary (HU)
Austria (AT)

Borders length total: 1 652,20 km

Borders length with bordering countries:

Czech Republic: 251.8 km
Austria: 106.7 km
Poland: 541,1 km
Ukraine: 97.8 km
Hungary: 654.8 km

Northernmost point:  peak Babia Hora near municipality Oravská Polhora
Coordinates: 49° 34′ 23″ N, 19° 31′ 50″ E,  (49.573056°, 19.530556°)

Southernmost point: nearby of municipality Patince
Coordinates: 47° 44′ 1.29″ N, 18° 17′ 20.93″ E (47.733692°, 18.289147°)

The highest level of above sea level:
2655 m - Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít) in mountains: Vysoké Tatry

The lowest level above sea level:
94 m. a.s.l. - the outfall  of the Bodrog River from the Slovak Republic

The most western point: in municipality Záhorská Ves
Coordinates: 48° 22′ 50.24″ N, 16° 50′ 0.74″ E (48.380622°, 16.833539°)

The most estern point: in municipality Nová Sedlica
Coordinates: 49° 5′ 16.81″ N, 22° 33′ 56.7″ E (49.088003°, 22.56575°)

Longest river: Váh (406 km)