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Facts About Humenne
Humenné is a town in the Prešov Region (“kraj”) in eastern Slovakia and the second largest town of the historic Zemplín region.
Humenné is a centre of one of the easternmost districts (“okres”) in Slovakia.
The name comes from a common Slavic word “humno” (gumьno). In Slovak “backyard”, the exact meaning may differ in dialects.
Humenné is twinned with Darney, France; Jarosław, Poland; Mátészalka, Hungary; Mukachevo, Ukraine; Perechyn, Ukraine; Przemyśl, Poland; Sanok, Poland; Šibenik, Croatia; Třebíč, Czech Republic & Vidnoye, Russia.
Geographic Coordinates of Humenne is 48°56′09″N 21°54′24″E.
Humenné is surrounded by ruins of medieval castles and an open-air museum of architecture situated in the town park.
The town developed from an old Slav settlement mentioned for the first time in 1317.
The Estimated Population of Humenne is 33,860.
Humenne lies at the volcanic Vihorlat mountains and at the confluence of the Laborec and Cirocha Rivers.
Area of Humenné is 754.2 km².