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Size: 4,501 sq. kilometres
Population: 600,386
Density: 133 / sq. kilometre
Unemployment rate: 6.0%
Average monthly wage: Sk16,383 (€490)
Average wage, Slovakia: Sk18,761 (€561)
Share of Slovak GDP creation: 10.2% *
FDI: Sk23.164 billion (€692.5 million)
Share of total Slovak FDI: 4.9%
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Sources: Statistics Bureau of the Slovak Republic, portal.statistics.sk, and the National Bank of Slovakia, www.nbs.sk. All figures current as of December 31, 2006, except for * Dec. 31, 2004. All euro conversions are based on current exchange rates.

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