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SLOVAKIA by Mind Map: SLOVAKIA

1. History

1.1. 1st January 1993

1.1.1. Czechoslovakia was divided

1.1.1.1. Slovak and Czech Republics

2. Geography

2.1. Main mountain chains:

2.1.1. High Tatras

2.1.2. Low Tatras

2.1.3. Veľká Fatra

2.1.4. Malá Fatra

2.1.5. Biele Karpáty

2.1.6. Malé Karpáty

2.2. Rivers:

2.2.1. Danube

2.2.2. Váh

2.2.3. Hron

2.2.4. Ipeľ

2.2.5. Nitra

2.3. Lakes:

2.3.1. Veľké Hincovo Pleso

2.3.2. Zemplínska Širava

2.3.3. Liptovská Mara

2.3.4. Ružín

2.3.5. Veľká Domaša

2.4. Ski resorts:

2.4.1. Vrátna

2.4.2. Jasná

2.4.3. Bachledova

2.4.4. Donovaly

2.4.5. High Tatras

3. Politics

3.1. Self-governing regions:

3.1.1. Bratislava

3.1.2. Trnava

3.1.3. Trenčín

3.1.4. Nitra

3.1.5. Žilina

3.1.6. Bánska Bystrica

3.1.7. Prešov

3.1.8. Košice

3.2. Government:

3.2.1. The legislative branch

3.2.1.1. Parliament (National Council of Slovak Republic)

3.2.1.1.1. 150 members

3.2.2. The executive branch

3.2.2.1. Ministers

3.2.2.2. President

3.2.2.2.1. Elected every 5 years

3.2.2.2.2. Commander of armed forces

3.2.3. The judicial branch

3.2.3.1. Courts

4. What to visit

4.1. The Slovenský karst

4.1.1. Largest karst in the middle EU

4.1.2. Caves:

4.1.2.1. Domica

4.1.2.2. Jasovská

4.1.2.3. Gombasecká

4.1.2.4. Krásnohorská

4.1.2.5. The Ochtinská aragonitová cave

4.1.2.5.1. Only of its type in EU

4.2. The castle of Spiš

4.2.1. Largest medieval castle complex in the middle EU

4.3. The cellar system under the Red Stone Castle

4.3.1. Considered to by the largest one in the middle EU

4.4. Levoča

4.4.1. Largest medieval square in Slovakia

4.4.2. Highest Gothic altar of the world (18m)

4.4.2.1. Master Pavol of Levoča

4.5. St. Elizabeth Cathedral

4.5.1. Košice

4.5.2. Most eastern situated western-type cathedral in EU

4.6. The Janko Kráľ Park

4.6.1. Bratislava

4.6.2. Oldest public park in EU

4.6.2.1. 1776

4.7. Academia Istropolitana

4.7.1. Bratislava

4.7.2. First university in The Kingdom of Hungary

4.8. The largest Celtic oppidum

4.8.1. Bratislava

5. General knowledge

5.1. Population:

5.1.1. 5 450 484 (in 2018)

5.2. Nationalities:

5.2.1. Slovak (85.7%)

5.2.2. Hungarian (10.6%)

5.2.3. Roma (1.6%)

5.2.4. Czech (1%)

5.2.5. Ruthenian (0.3%)

5.2.6. Others (2%)

5.3. Density:

5.3.1. 113 inhabitants/sq km

5.4. Area:

5.4.1. 49 039 sq km

5.5. Climate zone:

5.5.1. Moderate climate zone

5.5.1.1. Summer: 21°C Winter: -2°C

5.6. Location:

5.6.1. Centre of EU (heart of EU)

5.6.1.1. Center of EU is on the hill Krahule, near Kremnica

5.7. Borders:

5.7.1. Czech Republic (West)

5.7.2. Austria (Southwest)

5.7.3. Hungary (Southeast)

5.7.4. Poland (North)

5.7.5. Ukraine (East)

6. KOŠICE

6.1. Economic, clutural and administrative centre of eastern region of Slovakia

6.2. 2nd largest city in Slovakia

6.3. Inhabitants:

6.3.1. 250 000

6.4. Sights:

6.4.1. St. Elizabeth´s Cathedral

6.4.2. Urban Tower

6.4.3. Levoča House

6.4.4. Pongrácz - Forgács Palace

6.4.5. Immaculata Statue

6.4.6. Former Town Hall

6.4.7. The House of Beggar

6.4.8. Jacab´s Palace

6.4.9. Slovak Technical Museum

6.4.10. Eastern Slovak Museum

6.4.11. State Theatre

6.5. History:

6.5.1. First signs

6.5.1.1. End of the older stone age

6.5.2. First written mention

6.5.2.1. 1230

6.5.3. Coat-of-arms

6.5.3.1. 1369