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Census depicts ageing population

The early results of a census conducted in May this year were published October 30, showing a 2% rise in the Slovak population since 1991 to 5.38 million, an increase in overall age, the ratio of women. But the number of people declaring Hungarian ethnicity fell.

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Performance of wild animals to be banned in circuses

Slovakia takes first steps to regulate animals in circuses.

Two travel bloggers showcase Slovakia Video

Youtubers give their viewers a sample of the mountains and streets of Slovakia.

Lomnický štít peak in the High Tatras

Recreational vouchers may return

Slovakia is far from fully tapping its tourism prospects.

Cursive or block writing?

Ministry gives up idea of teaching pupils one type of writing only, for now.