The current form of the flag of Slovakia was adopted by Slovakia's Constitution, which came into force on September 3, 1992. Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million Events 36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) The flag, in common with other Slavic nations, uses the red, white and blue colours.
Slovakia's flag in its current form (but with another seal on it or without any seal) can be dated back to the revolutionary year 1848 (see: The Revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas). Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap From March 1848 through July 1849 the Habsburg Austrian Empire was threatened by revolutionary movements It was also used semi-officially in Czechoslovakia before World War II, by the Slovak Republic during WWII, and finally adopted (without the seal) on March 1, 1990 as the flag of the Slovak Republic within Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia may also refer to what is now the Czech Republic and Slovakia. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including The Slovak Republic ( Slovak: Slovenská republika) was an independent national Slovak state which existed from 14 March 1939 Events 86 BC - Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army enters in Athens, removing the Tyrant Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) The seal was added on September 3, 1992 and a special law describing the details of the flag followed in February 1993. Events 36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)
The blue triangle in the current flag of the Czech Republic, with which Slovakia formed Czechoslovakia up to the Dissolution of Czechoslovakia, was taken over from the blue strip of Slovakia's flag in 1920 into the flag of Czechoslovakia. The Czech Republic ( ˈt͡ʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka short form in Česko ˈt͡ʃɛskɔ also called Czechia, The dissolution of Czechoslovakia, which took effect on January 1 1993, saw Czechoslovakia split into two separate countries the Czech Republic Year 1920 ( MCMXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920 of the Gregorian calendar The flag of Czechoslovakia was taken over by the Czech Republic in late 1992 in direct violation of the 1992 Act on the Division of Czechoslovakia explicitly forbidding state symbols to be used by the two successor states.
Since the Slovak flag without the seal is identical to that of the modern Flag of Russia and it can also be compared to the modern Flag of Slovenia, the Constitution of Slovakia added the seal in September 1992. The national flag of Slovenia features three equal horizontal bands of white (top blue and red with the Slovenian coat of arms located in the upper hoist side The Constitution of Slovakia, officially Constitution of the Slovak Republic (Ústava Slovenskej republiky is the current Constitution of Slovakia The seal is Slovakia's coat of arms. For a description of the seal (a double cross and three hills), see Coat of Arms of Slovakia. The coat of arms of Slovakia is composed of a Silver ( argent) double cross, elevated on the middle peak of a dark blue mountain consisting
The coat of arms of Slovakia is composed of a Silver ( argent) double cross, elevated on the middle peak of a dark blue mountain consisting