Slovakia #29 (1939)

Slovakia #29 (1939)

Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská Republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, and Hungary to the south. Slovakia’s territory spans about 19,000 square miles (49,000 square kilometers) and is mostly mountainous. The population is over 5 million and comprises mostly ethnic Slovaks. The capital … Continue reading Slovakia #29 (1939)

Czechoslovakia #1413 (1966)

Czechoslovakia #1413 (1966)

Czechoslovakia (Československo) was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1,  1993. The area was long a part of the Austro Hungarian Empire until the Empire collapsed at the end of World War I. The new state was founded by … Continue reading Czechoslovakia #1413 (1966)