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Atlas of Slovakia

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English Slovakia - Slovak Republic

The Slovak Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million. It is a member of the European Union (since May 1, 2004) and borders the ► Czech Republic and ► Austria in the west, ► Poland in the north, ► Ukraine in the east and ► Hungary in the south. The largest city is its capital, Bratislava. See also: Atlas of the European Union.


Short name  Slovakia
Official  name Slovak Republic
Status Independent country since 1993, member of the ► European Union since 2004
Location Central Europe
Capital Bratislava
Population 5,401,000 inhabitants
Area 49,037 km²
Major  languages Slovak (official)
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Slovakia, Geography of Slovakia, History of Slovakia and Politics of Slovakia
More  images Slovakia - Slovakia (Category).

General maps

Europe location SVK.png Slovakia in Europe
Slovakia map rivers and cities 2008-11-17.svg Map of Slovakia
Slovakia topo.jpg Topographic map
La2-demis-slovakia.png Map of Slovakia

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Slovakia, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Slovakia.

Neolítico en Europa.png Neolithic cultures, 5th milennium BC
European Middle Neolithic.gif Neolithic cultures, 4500-4000 BC
European Late Neolithic.gif Neolithic cultures, 4000-3500 BC
Old Europe.png Neolithic cultures, late 4th millennium BC
IE expansion.png Indo-European expansion
Celts 800-400BC.PNG Possible extent of (proto-)Celtic influence, 800-400 BC

Die Kelten in Europa. Ocker: Kernbereich Nordwestalpine Hallstattkultur (ca. 750–500/450 v. Chr.) grün: Ausbreitung La-Tène-Kultur, bzw. orange: der keltischen Sprache (3. Jh. v. Chr.)
Distribution of Celts in Europe.png Celts in Europe
Pannonia popolazioni png.png Germanic peoples in the 1st century AD
East-Hem 475ad.jpg Heruls in 475 AD
NE 500ad.jpg Lombards in 500 AD
[[|border|251x400px]] Slavs in 500 AD
Lombard state 526.png Lombard State in 526 AD
Europe in 526.jpg Lombard State in 526 AD
AtHistEur560.jpg Lombard Kingdom in 560 AD
Bulgarians and Slavs VI-VII century.png Slavs, 6th-7th century
Slav-7-8-obrez.png Slavs, 7th-8th century
Samovo kraljevstvo.png Samo's kingdom, 7th century
Sámova říše.png Samo's kingdom, 7th century
Origins 700.png Slavs in 700 AD
Frankish empire.jpg Rise of the Frankish Empire
Slavic peoples 9c map.jpg Slavs, 9th century
West slavs 9th-10th c..png West Slavs, 9th-10th century
Nitra moravia 833.png Principality of Nitra until 833 AD
Great moravia svatopluk.png Great Moravia
Great Moravia not cropped, no labels.svg Great Moravia
Central europe 9th century.png Great Moravia
Map of Great Moravia (869).png Great Moravia
[[|border|251x400px]] Carpathian basin in the 9th century
[[|border|251x400px]] Carpathian basin in the 9th century - Slovak and Hungarian views
Hungary b. 10th century.png Slavs in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 10th century
Hungarians slavs vlachs 10th 12th.png Slavs in the Kingdom of Hungary, 10th-12th century (according to Serbian historian Jovan Pejin)
Polska.png Slovak lands in 960-992
Polska 960 - 992.png Slovak lands in 960-992
Polska 992 - 1025.png Slovakia as part of Poland in 1003
Poland1020.png Slovakia as part of Poland in 1020
Duchy of nitra 11th century.png Duchy of Nitra in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 11th century
Hungary 11th cent.png Slovak lands in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 11th century
[[|border|251x400px]] Mongol invasion in the 13th century
Hungary 13th cent.png Slavs (Slovaks) in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 13th century
Oligarch domains 1301 1310.png Realms of oligarchs in the 14th century
Kiskirályok uralmi területei.jpg Realms of oligarchs in the 14th century
[[|border|251x400px]] Peasant revolt in 1514
[[|border|251x400px]] Habsburg Royal Hungary in 1550
Eastern-hungarian-kingdom1550.PNG Habsburg Royal Hungary in 1550
Central europe 1572.png Captaincies of Habsburg Royal Hungary in 1572
Uyvar eyalet.png Uyvar Eyalet, 17th century
Central europe 1683.png Habsburg Royal Hungary, Principality of Imre Thököly and Uyvar Eyalet in 1683
[[|border|251x400px]] Habsburg Royal Hungary and Principality of Imre Thököly in 1683
Hungary1850.png Austrian military districts in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1850
KosickyDistrikt.png Austrian military districts in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1850
Austria-Hungary (ethnic).jpg Ethnic map of Austria-Hungary, census 1880. German version
Census1880.png Ethnic map of Slovakia, census 1880. Slovak version
Czechs Slovakians1880.gif Area of Slovak language in the Austrian monarchy in the 19th century
Andree48-2.jpg Religions in Austria-Hungary, Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas, 1st Edition, Leipzig (Germany) 1881
Austria-Hungary (ethnic).JPG Ethnic map of Austria-Hungary, census 1890. English version
OesterreichUngarn.png Historical map of Austria-Hungary from the Bibliothek allgemeinen und praktischen Wissens für Militäranwärter Band I, 1905
Fed oostenrijk.gif Proposed United States of Greater Austria in 1906
Greater austria.png Proposed United States of Greater Austria in 1906
Hu-sk-1910enthnographics-with-current-borders.png Ethnic map of Slovakia in 1910
Austro-Hungary 1914.jpg Austria-Hungary in 1914
Austria-Hungary map.svg Kingdoms and countries of Austria–Hungary:
Cisleithania: 1. Bohemia, 2. Bukovina, 3. Carinthia, 4. Carniola, 5. Dalmatia, 6. Galicia, 7. Austrian Littoral, 8. Lower Austria, 9. Moravia, 10. Salzburg, 11. Silesia, 12. Styria, 13. Tyrol, 14. Upper Austria, 15. Vorarlberg; Transleithania: 16. Hungary, 17. Croatia and Slavonia; 18. Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location-Kingdom-of-Hungary.png Location of the Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary counties.svg Counties in the Kingdom of Hungary before 1918
Slovak counties of 1918.png Counties in the territory of Slovakia in 1918
Österreich-Ungarns Ende.png The end of Austria-Hungary (in German)
Trianon map hu.png Treaty of Trianon (in Hungarian)
LocationCzechoslovakia.png Location of Czechoslovakia, 1918-1993
Rzeczpospolita 1920 claims names.png Czechoslovak claim in Poland in 1920
Slovensko a Podkarpatská Rus.jpg Slovakia in 1921
Czechoslovakia01.png Czechoslovakia, 1928
First Czechoslovak Republic.SVG Czechoslovakia, 1928
Czechoslovakia 1930 linguistic map - created 2008-10-30.svg Linguistic Map of Czechoslovakia, 1930
Nové dráhy na Slovensku.jpg New railways in Slovakia in 1932
Mapa Československa 1935.jpg Czechoslovakia, 1935
Druhá Československá republika 1938.png Czechoslovakia, 1938
Partition of Czechoslovakia (1938).png Partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938
Druhá Československá republika 1938 podkarp. rus.png Hungarian annexation of southern Slovakia in 1938
Czechoslovakia 1939.SVG Slovak Republic in 1939
Territorial changes of Poland 1939c.jpg Slovak Republic in 1939
Slovakia 1940.png Slovak Republic in 1940 (German "protection zone")
Slovak Republic 1939 45 Administrative Map.png Map of Slovak Republic during World War II
Slovakia1941 02.png Map of Slovak Republic during World War II
Slowakei.1943.jpg Map of Slovak Republic during World War II
WWII Southern Central Europe 1944-1945.png The Allied offensive on Southern Central Europe
Slovakia borderHungary.png Border changes, 1947
  • 1 - Bratislava bridgehead, until 15 october 1947 part of Hungary
  • 2 - southern Slovakia, from 2 november 1938 until 1945 to Hungary due to the First Vienna Award
  • 3 - landstripe of east Slovakia around the cities of Stakčín and Sobrance, from 4 april 1939 until 1945 to Hungary
  • 4 - Devín and Petržalka (now cityparts of Bratislava), from 1938 until 1945 part of Germany
  • 5 - german "protection zone", military occupied as a result of the protection treaty with Slovakia
Slovakia borders1947.png Border changes, 1947
Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia, 1969

Ethnic and religion maps

Hungarians in Slovakia 2.jpg Hungarians in Slovakia
Hungarians in Slovakia.jpg Hungarians in Slovakia
Hongaars Slowakije.png Hungarians in Slovakia
Nove zamky ethnic 2001.png Ethnic map of Nové Zámky District (2001 census)
CoA SK Dieceze old.jpg Catholic church in Slovakia

Regions of Slovakia

Slovcounties.jpg Historical counties or Krajs
Slovakia regions english.png Regions of Slovakia
Slovakia regions slovakian.png Regions of Slovakia
Tourism regions of Slovakia en.png Tourism regions of Slovakia. English version
Tourism regions of Slovakia sk.png Tourism regions of Slovakia. Slovak version
Szlovakia keruletei2.png Regions in Hungarian
Slowakei okresy.png Districts of Slovakia
Slovakia districts.png Districts of Slovakia

Old maps

OesterreichUngarn.png Old map of Austria-Hungary from the Bibliothek allgemeinen und praktischen Wissens für Militäranwärter Band I, 1905
Andree48-2.jpg Religions in Austria-Hungary
Austria hungary 1911.jpg Distribution of Races in Austria-Hungary

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Slovakia in December 2002.jpg Satellite map

Notes and references

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