Slovak Republic Independence Day

Slovak Republic Independence Day

January 1
On January 1, 1993, the Slovak Republic peacefully split off from the Czech Republic and became an independent country. Other national holidays include Constitution Day, commemorating the ratification of the Slovak Republic's constitution on September 1, 1992; National Uprising Day, August 29, observing Slovakia's battle against Nazi Germany in 1944; and July 5, Sts. Cyril and Methodius Day.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the Slovak Republic
3523 International Ct. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-237-1054; fax: 202-237-6438
www.slovakembassy-us.org