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Spain: General facts

Political system: parliamentary monarchyCapital: MadridTotal area: 505,370 square kilometresPopulation: 47 millionMain language: SpanishCurrency: euroSource: CIA/The World Factbook

Political system: parliamentary monarchy
Capital: Madrid
Total area: 505,370 square kilometres
Population: 47 million
Main language: Spanish
Currency: euro
Source: CIA/The World Factbook

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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PM Fico before Smer congress: I don’t want to run for president

At the party congress, vice-chairman of the ruling party, Marek Maďarič, has been replaced by Richard Raši. Otherwise, no major changes have taken place.

L-R: PM Robert Fico, outgoing Žilina governor adn Smer vice-chair Juraj Blanár, Culture Minister and resigned vice-chair Marke Maďarič, and his successor in party position, Košice Mayor Richard Raši at Decemebr 9 congress.

The increasingly rare wood grouse is being driven out of Slovakia's forests

Foresters plant too many trees in bare areas destroying the natural habitat of western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).

Wood grouse

Automation is finding its way

Autonomous vehicles and process connections through Logistics 4.0 are the biggest trends in Slovakia.

Online retailer Amazon opened its new returns centre in Sereď in mid-November.