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Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Capital of the Slovak Republic BRATISLAVA, also referred to as the Beauty on the Danube can not only boast interesting history but it also is the centre of the most dynamically developing region of central Europe at present.
BANSKÁ BYSTRICA ranks at the sixth position among the towns of Slovakia in terms of size. It is the cultural and economic centre of central Slovakia and seat of some institutions with nation-wide competencies.
The second biggest town of Slovakia KOŠICE is not only the centre of eastern Slovakia but also the core of the Eastern Carpathians where several ethnicities live.
Banská Štiavnica lies amid the forests of the Štiavnické vrchy Mts. and is included on the List of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Another Slovak town inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List is the historic Bardejov, one of the oldest Slovak towns.
The town KEŽMAROK in region Spiš has been always the centre of education in the region and the starting point for trips in the High Tatras.
KREMNICA was one of the richest towns of the Kingdom of Hungary. Today it is the centre of tourism and recreation.
The historic town Levoča, situated in the east of the Spiš region, is a true cultural and historic jewel among the Slovak towns as it possesses a great number of architectural monuments linked with the glorious past of the town.
NITRA is not only the oldest town of Slovakia, it is now an important economic centre of the western Slovakia, seat of two universities and agricultural education and research.
POPRAD is the main "entrance gate" to the mountain range of the High Tatras and the centre of the rapidly developing region.