Slovakia Overview
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Slovakia Overview

40.1% of the territory is covered by a dense forest mantle which on the lower slopes of the mountains has beech and oak woods, while at higher altitudes there are conifers (especially firs).). On the lowlands the vegetation is rather sparse and has steppe-like characteristics. Despite deforestation and increased pollution, bears, wolves, lynxes, chamois, otters, […]

Slovakia Map with Surrounding Countries
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Slovakia 2006

Yearbook 2006 Slovakia. At the beginning of the year, a treaty was discussed with the Vatican that would give healthcare workers the right to refuse to participate in abortions or artificial insemination for religious reasons. The conscience clause would apply to employees at the Catholic Church’s hospital, but critics said it could be invoked by […]