Slash-and-burn

A way of clearing fields for planting by cutting trees, brush, and grasses and burning them.

Slavic Coreland

The large area of the western former Soviet region containing most of the region’s cities, industries, and cultivated lands.

Slovakia

Location: Central Europe Official name: Slovak Republic Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1993 / 1993 Capital city: Bratislava Population: 5.4 million / 285 people per sq mile (110 people per sq km) Total land area: 18,859 square miles (48,845 square km) Language(s) spoken: Slovak (official language), Hungarian (Magyar), Czech Main … Read more

Slovenia

Location: Central Europe Official name: Republic of Slovenia Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991 Capital city: Ljubljana Population: 2 million / 256 people per sq mile (99 people per sq km) Total land area: 7820 square miles (20,253 square km) Language(s) spoken: Slovenian (official language) Main religions: Roman … Read more