Rooftop view of Bratislava.
capital of Slovakia, on the Danube: pop. 448,000
The capital and largest city of Slovakia, in the southwest part on the Danube River near the Austrian and Hungarian borders. It was the capital of Hungary from 1541 to 1784.
- The capital of Slovakia.
- The region of Slovakia that includes the city of Bratislava.
OriginSee also: Bratslav
From the name of Prince Bräslav.