Wonderful Photos of Slovakia in the 1990s After it became an Independent Nation

Slovakia is a country located in central Europe with a population of 5.4 million. The capital is Bratislava and it is also the largest city. Slovakia became a sovereign state in 1992 led by Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar. The Slovaks and Czechs decided peacefully to separate.

Slovakia is a landlocked country and it has borders with Poland, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Ukraine. It has stunning landscapes, valleys, caves, lakes, mountains, picturesque castles, and historic cities. The country maintains a combination of a market economy with a comprehensive social security system. Citizens are provided with universal health care, free education, and one of the longest paid parental leaves in the OECD.

Here below are some amazing nostalgic photos of Slovakia in the 1990s when it became independent.

#11 A nice clean Skoda 100S without badges, and bearing the pre-1997 registration ZH for Žiar nad Hronom, Banská Štiavnica

#13 Skoda 15tR trolleybus Nr. 1525, Banská Štiavnica

#14 The long rising main street, Banská Štiavnica

#21 ŠKODA S100L de luxe, with BR licence plate for Brezno,not Bratislava, Brezno

#22 ČSD railbus in snowstorm, somewhere near the border of the now Slovakia and Czech Republic, en route between Trenčin and Navy Jičin

#35 On the right is the Jesuit Church, on the left is the former Hotel Gemer, Rožňava

#45 ŽSR Tatra Mountain electric railway in Tatranská Lomnica.

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