10 Interesting Facts About Michalovce

Facts About Michalovce

Facts About Michalovce

  • Michalovce is a town on the Laborec river in eastern Slovakia.
  • Originally named after the Archangel St Michael, it is the second-largest city in the Košice Region and the seat of the Michalovce District.
  • The city of present-day Michalovce along with the adjacent lowlands was settled in from the Palaeolithic era.
  • The town lies in the Košice Region, in the Eastern Slovak Lowland on the Laborec river, historically belonging to Zemplén County.
  • Michalovce is twinned with Cognac, France; Jarosław, Poland; Kavarna, Bulgaria; Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia; Pančevo, Serbia; Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary; Uzhorod, Ukraine; Villarreal, Spain & Vyškov, Czech Republic.
  • The total area of Michalovce is 52.807 km2
  • The first written reference to the town is from 1244.
  • The geographic coordinate of Michalovce: 48°45′19″N 21°54′48″E.
  • The estimated Population of Michalovce is 39,396.
  • Since 1993, with the breakup of Czechoslovakia, Michalovce has been part of Slovakia.
Facts About Michalovce
Facts About Michalovce