People Group of the Month
People of Slovakia
Population: 5.4 million
Evangelical: Less than 2%
Largest Religion: Roman Catholic
Little Known Facts
Almost 50 amazingly well-preserved wooden churches stand all over Slovakia. They are all-wood and without a single nail. The oldest of them is the church of St. Francis of Assisi in Hervatov (near Bardejov). It was built in 1500.
More than 6,000 caves have been discovered in Slovakia so far! The most spectacular caves can be found in the national parks of Low Tatras, Slovak Paradise and Slovak Karst.
Slovakia has the world’s highest number of castles and châteaux per capita. There are 180 castles and 425 chateaux.