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Belgium: General facts

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchyCapital: BrusselsTotal area: 30,528 square kilometresPopulation: over 10.5 millionOfficial languages: French, Dutch, GermanCurrency: euro

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Capital: Brussels
Total area: 30,528 square kilometres
Population: over 10.5 million
Official languages: French, Dutch, German
Currency: euro

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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Unemployment rate hits new low

The unemployment rate in Slovakia has been declining since summer 2016 while the number of economically active people has grown.

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Who will take Kuzmina as a neighbour?

In Slovakia, immigrants mostly provoke negative feelings. Not when it comes to the biathlon.

Anastasiya Kuzmina thanks her fans after silver victory on February 12.

Suspicious "rural entrepreneurs" involved with Smer emerge in Nitra

Successful businesspeople from the village of Babindol who have received subsidies from EU funds worth millions have connections to the ruling Smer party.

Competition in goulash cooking Guláš CUP 2015 in Babindol: Police President Tibor Gašpar(L), ex-minister of Agriculture Ľubomír Jahnátek (R) and Labour Minister Ján Richter (2L).

Audit authority found violations of law at Foreign Ministry

In general, Slovakia handled the EU Presidency well, assessed the Supreme Audit Office.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.