What is Slovakia known for?

impressive landscape

to clinching the title in 1962 only to lose out by 3 points to Dukla Prague. FC Nitra was the first football professional club in the former Czechoslovakia. '''FK AS Trenčín''' is a Slovak (Slovakia) football (football (soccer)) club, playing in the town of Trenčín. Geography The surroundings of Mošovce are truly unique. A complex of historic tree avenues (Avenue (landscape)) and groves (Grove (nature)) creates an aesthetic and impressive

landscape, which works as an extension to the woodland scenery of the Veľká Fatra Mountains with its peaks of ''Tlstá'', ''Ostrá'' and ''Drienok''. This mountain range belongs to the most attractive ones in Slovakia. Limestone and dolomites of fantastic shapes, as well as the beautiful nature in the nearby Blatnická (Blatnická Valley) and Gaderská Valleys attract people from all parts of the world. File:Ovecka Mosovce.png thumb right The Mascot of Mošovce

good showing

of the youngest squad members at age seventeen. Following a good showing in Dubai despite England's dismal results, Taylor made his England under-21 (England national under-21 football team) debut on 17 February the next year in a 3–2 win over the Netherlands (Netherlands national under-21 football team). right thumb 250px Katarínka 2007 (Image:Katarinka 2007.jpg) '''Katarínka''' (German ''St. Katharein'') are the ruins of a Franciscan monastery dating back to early 17th century, located

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kodex 3_30.asp (Slovak) History According to ''The Dictionary of the Slovak Language'', ''borovička'' derives its name from the Slovak (Slovak language) word for juniper, ''borievka''. Slovenské slovníky Borovička harks back to the 16th century, when this beverage was produced in the Habsburg Monarchy's in county part

called Liptov , as well former part of Slovakia. It was exported to whole Habsburg Monarchy and specially to Vienna and Budapest, principally via rafts floating down the river Váh. http: index.php?page_id 231 (Slovak) http: historia.html (Slovak) After his marriage to the daughter of Rabbi Mordechai Winkler, author of ''Levushei Mordechai'', Rabbi Dushinsky became the chief rabbi in Galanta, Slovakia. In an epidemic during the First World War his first wife died childless and he subsequently remarried Esther Neuhaus, daughter of Rabbi Yoel Tzvi Neuhaus. He relocated to the town of Chust (Khust), where he assumed the position of chief rabbi. In 1921, a son, Yisroel Moshe was born. '''Ľuboš Micheľ''' (born May 16, 1968 in Stropkov, Czechoslovakia, ''now Slovakia'') is a former top-level Slovak football referee (Referee (association football)). '''Dolná Ves''' (before 1948(?): ''Šváb'', older: ''Šváby''; German: ''Schwabendorf''; Hungarian: ''Sváb'') is a village and municipality in Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia. It is near the town of Kremnica. Opening Hostilities On 1 September 1939, the XXII Panzer Corps, part of the 14th Army (German 14th Army), crossed the Polish border from Slovakia. In an attempt to outflank the positions of the Polish Kraków Army under Gen. Antoni Szylling defending Silesia and western Lesser Poland, the Germans crossed the Tatra (Tatra mountains) passes and assaulted the towns of Chabówka and Nowy Targ. Their orders were to seize the town of Myślenice not later than on 3 September thus encircling the entire Polish army fighting in the area. Nobility The Haraszthys were a Hungarian (Magyars) noble family (Nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary) who traced their roots to Ung county in northeastern Hungary, now part of Hungary, Slovakia and Ukraine. Agoston Haraszthy belonged to the Mokcsai branch of the Haraszthy family, signifying that at one time or another his ancestors owned estates at places called Mokcsa and Haraszth. McGinty, pp. 13-14 In Hungary, he was formally known as Mokcsai Haraszthy Ágoston. (In Hungary, family names are written first and given names last. See Hungarian names.) The name has sometimes been written as Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa. This is the Latin form of the name, which was used in official government business and in Catholic Church records in Hungary. In the United States, Haraszthy was known as Agoston Haraszthy. Commons:Category:Slovakia WikiPedia:Slovakia Dmoz:Regional Europe Slovakia eo:Slovakio

classical open

expensive) spa is located in Piešťany. Important spas are also in Trenčianske Teplice, Rajecké Teplice, Bardejov, ''Dudince'' and ''Podhájska''. If it's too boring for you and you'd welcome some water slides and fun, try water parks in ''Bešeňová'', Liptovský Mikuláš, Poprad, Turčianske Teplice, ''Oravice'', ''Senec''. Significantly cheaper are classical open-air pools, some of the best are in ''Veľký Meder'' and ''Štúrovo''. Sleep There is a wide rangeof

technical military

at the Faculty of Artillery at the Vienna's Technical Military Academy. Volksbank International acquisition In 2011, Sberbank acquired Volksbank International AG (Volksbank) from its shareholders Österreichische Volksbanken AG (Volksbank), BPCE, DZ Bank and WGZ Bank. The deal is including all VBI assets - banks in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Ukraine, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, but excluding Volksbank

popular genre

of the 19th century in Bohemia. Polka is still a popular genre of folk music in many European countries and is performed by folk artists in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Slovakia. Local varieties of this dance are also found in the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Latin America

volcanic range

is covered by the Eastern Slovak Lowland and there is a volcanic range of Vihorlat Mountains in the north-east, close to the Ukrainian (Ukraine) border. Bigger rivers include Slaná (Sajó) in the south-west, Hornád in the west and centre, Uh (Uzh) and Bodrog in the east, along with a small part of the Tisza river in the extreme south-east. As for administrative divisions, the region borders Prešov Region in the north, Zakarpattia Oblast of Ukraine in the east, Szabolcs

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on the ATP circuit attending her husband's matches. Early life and tennis career Born in Bojnice (Slovakia), Miroslava emigrated to Switzerland when she was just two years old. Her parents currently own a jewelry shop in Kreuzlingen and reside in Schaffhausen. Commons:Category:Slovakia WikiPedia:Slovakia Dmoz:Regional Europe Slovakia eo:Slovakio

international singles

number one but inside the top ten in Austria, Canada (on the Canadian Airplay Chart (BDS)) , China, Finland, Norway and Russia peaking at number two and in Denmark peaking at number six. In Taiwan, the song peaked at number eleven, while it reached the top position on the Japan International Singles (Oricon). The only nation where the song was released and did not reach a Top 20 position was in Sweden, where it peaked at number forty-five due to its late October

work played

College , where he paid his way through with construction work, played intramural (intramural sports) baseball and football, and graduated with honors in 1967. * Part of Transylvania south of the Mureş (Mureş River) river and east of the Someş (Someş River) river, which came under the control of Romania (cease-fire agreement of Belgrade signed on 13 November 1918). On 1 December 1918, the National Assembly of Romanians in Transylvania


'''Slovakia''' . Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. The largest city is the capital, Bratislava, and the second largest is Košice. Slovakia is a member state of the European Union, Eurozone, Schengen Area, NATO, the United Nations, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the WTO (World Trade Organization), among others. The official language is Slovak (Slovak language), a member of the Slavic language family (Slavic languages).

The Slavs—ancestors of the Slovaks—arrived in the territory of present-day Slovakia in the 5th and 6th centuries during the migration period. In the 7th century, Slavs inhabiting this territory played a significant role in the creation of Samo's Empire, historically the first Slavic state which had its center in Western Slovakia. During the 9th century, Slavic ancestors of the Slovaks established another political entity, the Principality of Nitra, which later together with the Principality of Moravia, formed Great Moravia. After the 10th century the territory of today's Slovakia was gradually integrated into the Kingdom of Hungary, which itself became part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Austria–Hungary) or Habsburg Empire. After WWI and the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the nation of Slovaks and Czechs established their mutual state - Czechoslovakia. A separate Slovak state (Slovak Republic (1939–1945)) existed during World War II and was a client state of Nazi Germany (from 1939 to 1944). In 1945 Czechoslovakia was reestablished. The present-day Slovakia became an independent state on 1 January 1993 after the peaceful dissolution of Czechoslovakia.

Slovakia is a high-income (high income economy) advanced economy (Developed country) Bank Country Classification

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