Slovakia

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Why Slovakia?

Slovakia is a beautiful and diverse country within Eastern Europe. Blessed with beautiful landscapes and plenty of outdoor activities, it’s a great location for those who enjoy nature and recreation. The locals are generous and friendly people, making the transition smoother, while its relatively low cost of living, compared to other parts of Europe, make it an attractive option for expats on tight budgets. Education opportunities are plentiful, with various public and private institutions throughout the country. Healthcare is provided by the national healthcare insurance system, ensuring reliable medical treatment with minimal cost. On the downside, some people may find the lack of a vibrant cultural scene off-putting, as well as the prevalence of conservative values among certain areas of society that don’t always welcome newcomers with open arms. Language barriers can make social interaction difficult due to Slovak being the primary tongue, though English is widely spoken in urban settings. Overall, Slovakia offers its best value for young families open to immersing themselves in this new culture.

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Should you move to Slovakia?

Take the Expatsi Test to find out if Slovakia is right for you!

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Slovakia at a Glance

Cost-Of-Living:
Bottom 50%

Ranks Highly For:
Raising Kids

Ranks Highly For:
Studying Abroad

Ranks Highly For:
Retiring

Healthcare Ranking:
Top 25%

Infrastructure Ranking:
Top 25%

Government Style:
Flawed Democracy

Mostly Legal:
Abortion, Handguns

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