Facts About Presov

  • The first written mention of Presov was in 1247.
  • Habitation in the area around Prešov dates as far back as the Paleolithic period. The oldest discovered tools and mammoth bones are 28,000 years old.
  • People from Prešov are traditionally known as koňare which means “horse keepers”
  • Prešov lies at an altitude of 250 metres (820 ft) above sea level.
  • Prešov covers an area of 70.4 square kilometres (27.2 sq mi).
  • Presov became a free royal town in 1374.
  • Prešov is twinned with Brugherio, Italy; Gabrovo, Bulgaria; Keratsini, Greece; La Courneuve, France; Mukachevo, Ukraine; Nowy Sącz, Poland; Nyíregyháza, Hungary; Pittsburgh, United States; Prague 10 (Prague), Czech Republic; Remscheid, Germany & Rishon LeZion, Israel.
  • Prešov is a city lying in the Torysa river valley, in the historical Šariš region.
  • The oldest football team in Slovakia is situated in Presov, FC Tatran Prešov.
  • Presov geographic Coordinates 49°00′06″N 21°14′22″E / 49.00167°N 21.23944°E
Facts About Presov
Facts About Presov

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