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Slovakia & Czech Republic July 19—29, 2018

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50th International Chemistry Olympiad

Slovakia & Czech Republic July 19—29, 2018

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50th International Chemistry Olympiad

Slovakia & Czech Republic July 19—29, 2018

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15th May 2018

Getting ready for the IChO

The store rooms are slowly filling up with labware.

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21st February 2018

Organization Committee Meeting in Bratislava

15th-16th  Februrary 2018 Organization Committee meeting in Bratislava: Working hard to prepare a memorable Opening and Closing Ceremony.  

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31st January 2018

Preparatory problems

Preparatory problems have been published online.

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About the hosting countries

SLOVAKIA

Slovak Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. Slovakia’s territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi) and is mostly mountainous. The population is over 5 million and comprises mostly ethnic Slovaks. The capital and largest city is Bratislava. The Slavs arrived in the territory of present-day Slovakia in the 5th and 6th centuries.

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CZECH REPUBLIC

The Czech Republic also known as Czechia is a landlocked nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. The Czech Republic covers an area of 78,866 square kilometres (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, has 10.6 million inhabitants and the capital and largest city is Prague, with over 1.2 million residents. The Czech Republic includes the historical territories of Bohemia, Moravia, and Czech Silesia. The Czech state was formed in the late 9th century as the Duchy of Bohemia under the Great Moravian Empire.

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