Žilina

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Žilina
Ceety
Flag
Coat o airms
Kintra Slovakie
Region Žilina
Destrict Žilina
Tourism region Horné Považie
Rivers Váh, Rajčanka, Kysuca
Centre Andrej Hlinka Square
 - elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
 - coordinates 49°13′22″N 18°44′24″E / 49.22278°N 18.74000°E / 49.22278; 18.74000Coordinates: 49°13′22″N 18°44′24″E / 49.22278°N 18.74000°E / 49.22278; 18.74000
Area 80.03 km2 (30.90 sq mi)
Population 85,302 (2009-05-31)
 - urban 108,114
 - metro 159,729
Density 1,066/km2 (2,761/sq mi)
First mentioned 1208
Mayor Igor Choma
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 010 01
Area code +421-41
Caur plate ZA
Location in Slovakie
Location in Slovakie
Location in the Žilina Region
Location in the Žilina Region
Wikimedia Commons: Žilina
Stateestics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.zilina.sk

Žilina /ˈʒɪlɪnə/ German: Sillein [zɪˈlaɪ̯n] or [ˈzɪlaɪ̯n], Hungarian: Zsolna, names in ither leids) is a ceety in north-wastern Slovakie, aroond 200 kilometres (120 mi) frae the caipital Bratislava, close tae baith the Czech an Polis borders. It is the fowert lairgest ceety o Slovakie wi a population o approximately 85,000, an important industrial center, the lairgest ceety on the Váh river, an the seat o a kraj (Žilina Region) an o an okres (Žilina Destrict). It belangs tae Upper Váh region o tourism.

Twin touns - Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Žilina haes several twin touns aroond the warld:[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Žilina - oficiálne stránky mesta: Partnerské mestá Žiliny [Žilina: Official Partner Cities]". © 2008 MaM Multimedia, s.r.o.. Retrieved 2008-12-11. 
  2. "Bielsko-Biała - Partner Cities". © 2008 Urzędu Miejskiego w Bielsku-Białej. Retrieved 2008-12-10.