Area: 48,845 sq. km.
Land boundaries (total): 1,524 km. Austria 91 km.; Czech Republic 215 km.; Hungary 677 km.; Poland 444 km.; Ukraine 97 km.
Terrain: Landlocked with high mountains in the north, low mountains in the center, hills to the west, Danube River basin in the south.
Climate: Temperate; average temperature in January 26.5°F; in July 68°F. Annual precipitation 24"-40".
Elevation: Lowest point, Bodrog River 94 m. Highest point, Gerlachovsky Štít 2,655 m.