Flag of Slovakia and sk-SK

Locale Code: sk-SK

The locale code represents Slovak language in Slovakia country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive sk-SK locale data for Slovakia
Country NameSlovakia
Country Name (Local)Slovensko
Country Flag🇸🇰
Country Area49037 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)SK
Language NameSlovak
Language Name (Local)slovenčina
Language Code (ISO 639-1)sk
RegionCentral Europe
Capital NameBratislava
Capital Latitude48.14816
Capital Longitude17.10674
Postal Code Format### ##
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code sk-SK is Euro.

Currency information for Slovakia and sk-SK locale
Currency NameEuro
Currency Name (Local)Euro
Currency CodeEUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric978
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCent


Slovakia has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Slovakia shares borders with 5 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'sk-SK' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, sk_SK is a locale code for Slovak language in Slovakia. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.