Slovakia (full name, Slovak Republic) covers an area of approximately 49,000 sq km with a terrain consisting of rugged mountains in the centre and north, and lowlands in the south. Slovakia borders Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine, and is completely landlocked. The country is divided into eight regions (Banskobystricky, Bratislavsky, Kosicky, Nitriansky, Presovsky, Trenciansky, Trnavsky and Zilinsky). Bratislava is the capital, with a time difference of 1 hour ahead of GMT. The currency is the euro, and exports include manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment. The population of approximately 5,500,000 people comprises an ethnic makeup that is 85.8% Slovak. The primary language is Slovak, and the predominant religion is Christianity.