Facts About Bardejov

  • Bardejov is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.
  • The territory of present-day Bardejov has attracted settlers since the Stone Age. However, the first written reference to the town dates back to the 1240s, when monks from Bardejov complained to King Béla IV of Hungary about a violation of the town’s borders by Prešov.
  • Bardejov is situated in the Šariš region on a floodplain terrace of the Topľa River, in the hills of the Beskyd Mountains.
  • Bardejov is dominated by the monumental Church of St. Aegidius, mentioned for the first time in 1247.
  • The town consists of the following boroughs: Bardejov, Bardejovská Nová Ves, Bardejovská Zábava, Bardejovské Kúpele, Dlhá Lúka & Mihaľov.
  • Bardejov is twinned with Gorlice, Poland; Jasło, Poland; Krynica, Poland; Muszyna, Poland; Zamość, Poland; Kaštela, Croatia; Česká Lípa, Czech Republic; Mikulov, Czech Republic; Přerov, Czech Republic; Calais, France; Mogilev, Belarus; Molde, Norway; Montemarciano, Italy; Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia; Sremski Karlovci, Serbia & Tiachiv, Ukraine.
  • Notable people of Bardejov: Kéler Béla, Radoslav Rochallyi & Jack Garfein.
  • Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia.
  • The estimated population of Bardejov is 32,787.
  • Bardejov received the European Gold Medal by the International Board of Trustees in Hamburg in 1986, The first town in Czechoslovakia to receive the award.
Facts About Bardejov
Facts About Bardejov

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