Zvolen

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Zvolen
Ceety
Zvolen hrad.jpg
Castle
Coat o airms
Kintra Slovakie
Destrict Zvolen
Rivers Hron, Slatina
Elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Coordinates 48°34′14″N 19°07′3″E / 48.57056°N 19.11750°E / 48.57056; 19.11750Coordinates: 48°34′14″N 19°07′3″E / 48.57056°N 19.11750°E / 48.57056; 19.11750
Area 98.727 km2 (38.119 sq mi)
Population 43,006 (2006-12-31)
Density 436/km2 (1,129/sq mi)
First mentioned 1135
Mayor Miroslav Kusein
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 960 01
Area code +421-45
Caur plate ZV
Location in Slovakie
Location in Slovakie
Location in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location in the Banská Bystrica Region
Wikimedia Commons: Zvolen, Slovakia
Stateestics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.zvolen.net

Zvolen (About this sound pronunciation ; Hungarian: Zólyom, German: Altsohl) is a toun in central Slovakie, situatit on the confluence o Hron an Slatina rivers, close tae Banská Bystrica.

Twin touns - Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zvolen is a member o the Douzelage, a unique toun twinnin association o 24 touns athort the European Union. This active toun twinnin began in 1991 an thare are regular events, such as a produce mercat frae each o the ither kintras an festivals.[1][2] Discussions regardin membership are an aa in haund wi three further touns (Agros in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenie, and Tryavna in Bulgarie).

Spain Altea, Spain - 1991
Germany Bad Kötzting, Germany - 1991
Italy Bellagio, Italy - 1991
Republic o Ireland Bundoran, Ireland - 1991
Fraunce Granville, Fraunce - 1991
Denmark Holstebro, Denmark - 1991
Belgium Houffalize, Belgium - 1991
Netherlands Meerssen, the Netherlands - 1991
Luxembourg Niederanven, Luxembourg - 1991
Greece Preveza, Greece - 1991
Portugal Sesimbra, Portugal - 1991
Unitit Kinrick Sherborne, Unitit Kinrick - 1991
Finland Karkkila, Finland - 1997
Swaden Oxelösund, Swaden - 1998
Austrick Judenburg, Austrick - 1999
Poland Chojna, Poland - 2004
Hungary Kőszeg, Hungary - 2004
Latvie Sigulda, Latvie - 2004
Czech Republic Sušice, Czech Republic - 2004
Estonie Türi, Estonie - 2004
Slovakie Zvolen, Slovakie - 2007
Lithuanie Prienai, Lithuanie - 2008
Maltae Marsaskala, Maltae - 2009
Romanie Siret, Romanie - 2010
Ither twinnins

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  2. "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21.