Slowakia Country Mosaic
January 17, 2006
Slovakia is a Republic located in central Europe where the capital and largest city is Bratislava. It is bounded on the northwest by the Czech Republic, on the north with the Poland, on the east by Ukraine, on the south by Hungary, and on the southwest by Austria. The landscape of Slovakia is above all of mountainous nature, with the Carpathian Mountains that extend through the greater northern part of the country. Between high peaks of mountains of Tatra, lie many scenic lakes and beautiful valleys. The greater part of plains is located in the south-west part along the Danube River and in the south-east of Slovakia. Important Slovakian rivers, beyond to the Danube, they are the Vah and the Hron.
- Satellite: Envisat
- Instrument: MERIS
- Center coordinates: lat. 48.67, lon. 19.96