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How to tell the difference between Slovakia and Slovenia

30 June 2024

4:00 PM

30 June 2024

4:00 PM

With England playing Slovakia in the Euros later today, there’s absolutely no excuse this time for Anglophones to confuse this country with that other European nation of a similar name. That’s because England’s previous opponents in the tournament were indeed Slovenia.

This confusion has bedevilled the two countries

The confusion between the two nations is common, and emerged after they both became independent states in the early-1990s.

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