Geography in Slovakia

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Slovakia

Geography in Slovakia


The continent: Europe
  
Iso2:SK
  
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Area in Slovakia


Surface area

49 035 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 233 (45,49%); 28 place in Europe from 53 (49,06%)
0,0040787 % (0,0008157 % annual) ↗
min: 49 030; max: 49 040; max-min: 10 (0,020%); mid: 49 035;
0 (0%)

Land area

48 086 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 230 (44,78%); 28 place in Europe from 52 (48,08%)
0,010 % (0,0020796 % annual) ↗
min: 48 086; max: 48 110; max-min: 24 (0,050%); mid: 48 098;
-12 (-0,025%)

Territorial waters

949 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 110 in the world of 153 (28,76%); 28 place in Europe from 38 (28,95%)
0,316 % (0,063 % annual) ↘
min: 930; max: 949; max-min: 19 (2,00%); mid: 939,50;
9,50 (1,00%)

Land use in Slovakia


Land area

48 086 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 230 (44,78%); 28 place in Europe from 52 (48,08%)
0,010 % (0,0020796 % annual) ↗
min: 48 086; max: 48 110; max-min: 24 (0,050%); mid: 48 098;
-12 (-0,025%)

Agricultural land

40,02 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 101 in the world of 208 (51,92%); 28 place in Europe from 46 (41,30%)
1,03 % (0,207 % annual) ↗
min: 40,02; max: 50,85; max-min: 10,83 (21,29%); mid: 45,44;
-5,41 (-13,53%)
19 246 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 120 in the world of 209 (43,06%); 25 place in Europe from 46 (47,83%)
1,04 % (0,209 % annual) ↗
min: 19 246; max: 24 460; max-min: 5 214 (21,32%); mid: 21 853;
-2 607 (-13,55%)
0,354 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 207 (48,31%); 28 place in Europe from 46 (41,30%)
1,86 % (0,372 % annual) ↗
min: 0,354; max: 0,456; max-min: 0,102 (22,37%); mid: 0,405;
-0,051 (-14,41%)

Arable land

29,00 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 31 in the world of 206 (85,44%); 15 place in Europe from 46 (69,57%)
0,182 % (0,036 % annual) ↘
min: 28,63; max: 32,47; max-min: 3,85 (11,84%); mid: 30,55;
-1,55 (-5,36%)
13 949 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 92 in the world of 206 (55,83%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)
0,205 % (0,041 % annual) ↘
min: 13 910; max: 15 650; max-min: 1 740 (11,12%); mid: 14 780;
-831,42 (-5,96%)
0,257 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 45 in the world of 206 (78,64%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)
0,399 % (0,080 % annual) ↗
min: 0,257; max: 0,295; max-min: 0,038 (12,92%); mid: 0,276;
-0,019 (-7,42%)

Forest area

40,34 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 205 (63,90%); 12 place in Europe from 45 (75,56%)
0,062 % (0,012 % annual) ↘
min: 39,94; max: 40,34; max-min: 0,407 (1,01%); mid: 40,14;
0,203 (0,504%)
19 400 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 206 (48,06%); 25 place in Europe from 45 (46,67%)
0,052 % (0,010 % annual) ↘
min: 19 210; max: 19 400; max-min: 190 (0,979%); mid: 19 305;
95 (0,490%)
0,358 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 89 in the world of 204 (56,86%); 19 place in Europe from 45 (60%)
0,553 % (0,111 % annual) ↗
min: 0,356; max: 0,363; max-min: 0,0062117 (1,71%); mid: 0,360;
-0,0019250 (-0,538%)

Terrestrial protected areas

36,63 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 17 in the world of 204 (92,16%); 8 place in Europe from 44 (84,09%)
13,38 % (2,68 % annual) ↘
min: 14,83; max: 36,63; max-min: 21,80 (59,51%); mid: 25,73;
10,90 (29,76%)
18 203 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 202 (56,93%); 20 place in Europe from 44 (56,82%)
0,0006979 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 202 (72,77%); 13 place in Europe from 44 (72,73%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Slovakia


Length of land borders

1 611 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 166 (39,16%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 10 place in Europe from 45 (80%)

Elevation in Slovakia


mean elevation

458 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 79 in the world of 163 (52,15%); 17 place in Europe from 41 (60,98%)

lowest point

94 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 73 (67,12%); 8 place in Europe from 23 (69,57%)

highest point

2 655 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 232 (61,64%); 16 place in Europe from 52 (71,15%)

Main parameters in Slovakia


Population

5 424 050 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 233 (50,64%); 24 place in Europe from 53 (56,60%)
0,601 % (0,120 % annual) ↘
min: 4 068 095; max: 5 424 050; max-min: 1 355 955 (25,00%); mid: 4 746 073;
677 978 (12,50%)

Surface area

49 035 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 233 (45,49%); 28 place in Europe from 53 (49,06%)
0,0040787 % (0,0008157 % annual) ↗
min: 49 030; max: 49 040; max-min: 10 (0,020%); mid: 49 035;
0 (0%)

Population density

112,79 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 230 (58,26%); 26 place in Europe from 52 (51,92%)
0,607 % (0,121 % annual) ↘
min: 87,14; max: 112,79; max-min: 25,65 (22,74%); mid: 99,97;
12,82 (11,37%)

Population growth rate

0,100 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 186 in the world of 216 (14,35%); 26 place in Europe from 49 (48,98%)
6,46 % (1,29 % annual) ↘
min: -0,183; max: 2,99; max-min: 3,18 (106,12%); mid: 1,40;
-1,31 (-1 310%)

Surface area

0,904 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 98 in the world of 233 (58,37%); 25 place in Europe from 53 (54,72%)
0,609 % (0,122 % annual) ↗
min: 0,904; max: 1,18; max-min: 0,279 (23,57%); mid: 1,04;
-0,139 (-15,42%)