Košice

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Coordinates: 48°43′N 21°15′E / 48.717°N 21.25°E / 48.717; 21.25
Košice
City
Kosice - St. Elisabeth Cathedral 2.JPG
St.Elisabeth Cathedral
Coat of arms of Košice.png
Nickname: City of tolerance [1]
Country Slovakia
Region Košice Self-governing Region
River Hornád
Elevation 206 m (676 ft)
Coordinates 48°43′N 21°15′E / 48.717°N 21.25°E / 48.717; 21.25
Area 242.768 km² (93.733 sq mi)
 - urban 1,776 km² (686 sq mi)
 - metro 2,709 km² (1,046 sq mi)
Population 233,659 (2008-12-31)
 - urban 355,047
 - metro 555,800
Density 962 /km² (2,492 /sq mi)
First mentioned 1230
Government City council
Mayor Richard Raši (Smer - SD)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 040 00
Area code +421-55
Car plate KE
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Locator Red.svg
Location in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Košice
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.kosice.sk

Košice (German: Kaschau, Hungarian: Kassa IPA kɒʃɪtsə) is the second largest city in Slovakia. About 235,000 people live in the city. Košice was founded in 1230.

Administrative division[change | change source]

The town of Košice is divided into 4 districts and 22 city parts:

Administrative division of Košice
District City parts
Košice I Džungľa, Kavečany, Košice-Sever Sídlisko Ťahanovce, Staré mesto, Ťahanovce
Košice II Lorinčík, Luník IX, Myslava, Pereš, Poľov, Sídlisko KVP, Šaca, Košice-Západ
Košice III Sídlisko dargovských hrdinov, Košická Nová Ves
Košice IV Košice-Barca, Košice-Juh, Krásna, Nad jazerom, Šebastovce, Vyšné Opátske

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