Slovakia is a mountainous land-locked country with a terrestrial area of close to 49,000km² and bordered by 5 other countries. The Carpathian Mountains cover a large portion of the country with the southern part of the country consisting of the lowlands adjacent to the Danube River. The highest point is Gerlachovský štít at 2,655m. Slovakia has a population of 5.4 million people and a population density of 111.8 people per km².


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