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The national flag became official on 1 January 1993, Independence Day.
The national anthem, Nad Tatrou Sa Blýska , translates as "Lightning over the Tatras." The lyrics refer to stormy times and the belief that Slovaks survive them, while their oppressors and opponents lose.
Bratislava, the capital, is a city of 441,453 population on the Danube in southwestern Slovakia.
Slovakia has a total area of 18,928 square miles (49,035 square kilometers).Rom occasionally self-identify as Hungarian in census records.Other groups include Czechs, 1.4 percent; Ruthenians (Rusyns), 0.3 percent; Ukrainians, 0.3 percent; Germans, 0.1 percent; and Poles, 0.1 percent.This measure curtailed the use of minority languages in the public sphere and mostly affected the Hungarian minority.The language law has now been revised and is less restrictive.
It is said that the pronunciation of particular sounds in the western region is hard, while the dialect of central Slovakia is said to be softer sounding and was adopted historically as the norm.