A report on Zvolen

Zvolen Castle
Armored train Hurban
City centre of Zvolen
Zvolen in 1596
Slatina river in Zvolen

Town in central Slovakia, situated on the confluence of Hron and Slatina rivers, close to Banská Bystrica.

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Banská Bystrica

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City in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains.

City in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains.

City barbican
The old town, viewed from Urpín Mountain, is the core of the original settlement
The lavish gate of the Beniczky House, owned by the Hungarian noble Beniczky family, (in Slovak Benický ) on SNP Square displays a coat of arms of one of the aristocratic families from Banská Bystrica
Banská Bystrica's economic growth, exemplified here by the construction of the Europa Business and Shopping Center (2007), mirrors the economic growth of Slovakia
Námestie SNP is the natural center of the city
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
Matthias House (Matejov dom) and Holy Cross Church
Museum of the Slovak National Uprising
The regional branch of the National Bank of Slovakia in Banská Bystrica
Matej Bel University
Terminal Shopping Center Bus station in Banská Bystrica

The old German name Neusohl ("New Zvolen") (first recorded in 1300) and later its Latin version (Neosolium) reflected the fact that some early settlers came from the nearby town of Zvolen (at the time known in German as Altsohl, literally "Old Zvolen").

The harbour of Granville, with Notre-Dame church in the background

Granville, Manche

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Commune in the Manche department and region of Normandy, northwestern France.

Commune in the Manche department and region of Normandy, northwestern France.

The harbour of Granville, with Notre-Dame church in the background
Granville railway station
The Granville-Paris Express which overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus on 22 October 1895
Map of Roman Gaul, established in the 18th century; Grannonũ (read Grannonum) appears above the territory of the Abrincatui.
Granville on the Cassini map
Granville in 1846
The burning of Granville by the Vendéens, painting by Jean-François Hue.
The port of Granville at the start of the 19th century
La Plage [The Beach] by Eugène Isabey, 1863
The beach of the Plat Gousset at the start of the 20th century
The railways of Manche circulated trains on the Granville–Sourdeval line and the Condé-sur-Vire–Granville line from 1908–1909 to 1936.
The page of the newspaper Le Granvillais of 21 September 1940, on which appears the article signed "Camille", denouncing the racist laws of the Vichy government.
The bisquine La Granvillaise
Panorama of the port of Granville from the Haute-Ville.
From left to right: In the background, the Hérel Marina, the pier for Chausey, the fishing port hall and the harbour at low tide.
The church of Notre-Dame-du-Cap-Lihou
The Christian Dior Museum at the Villa Les Rhumbs
The Lys Noir, French yawl from 1914, is based in Granville
Statue of Georges René Le Peley de Pléville, work in bronze and granite of sculptor Serge Santucci and architect François Pougheol.
A bust of Christian Dior in the garden of his house
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Flag of Granville
The André-Malraux College in the former Bazeilles barracks
The Sévigné Institution
The municipal swimming pool
Entrance of the Louis-Dior Stadium
A general view of the racecourse
The church of Saint-Paul seen from the upper town
The church of Saint-Nicolas
The Protestant temple
The aquarium "Le Roc des harmonies"
The Christian-Dior Garden
The Val-ès-Fleur Park
The gatehouse of the Haute-Ville
The Château de la Crête
The Bank of France building
The hôtel des bains
The covered market
A general view of Granville from the ramparts
The Plat-Gousset beach
The façade of a Granville house on the rampart, Rue du Midi.

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia – 2007

Agros, Cyprus

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Village built on the Troödos Mountains, in the region of Pitsilia, in southwest Cyprus, which has built amphitheatrically among high mountains at an altitude of 1100 metres with a population of approximately 1,000.

Village built on the Troödos Mountains, in the region of Pitsilia, in southwest Cyprus, which has built amphitheatrically among high mountains at an altitude of 1100 metres with a population of approximately 1,000.

Panagia Eleousa, Agros, Cyprus
church of Timios Prodromos, Agros, Cyprus
Frangoulides Museum, Agros, Cyprus
Agros
Traditional neighborhood
Snowy landscape in Agros

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia - 2007

Monument commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Douzelage on 3 September 2011 in Marsaskala, Malta.

Douzelage

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Town twinning association with one town from each of the member states of the European Union.

Town twinning association with one town from each of the member states of the European Union.

Monument commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Douzelage on 3 September 2011 in Marsaskala, Malta.

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia (2007)

Niederanven

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Commune Luxembourg, located north-east of Luxembourg City, and derives its name from principal town, Niederanven.

Commune Luxembourg, located north-east of Luxembourg City, and derives its name from principal town, Niederanven.

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia

Enter gate of Upper Pustý castle.

Pustý hrad

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Enter gate of Upper Pustý castle.
Aerial view of the Pustý castle.
Courtyard near to enter gate
Courtyard
Aerial view
Lower castle (Dolný hrad)
Donč's Castle (Dončov hrad)

Pustý hrad (Pusztavár) is a castle whose ruins are located on a forested hill in the southern part of Zvolen in central Slovakia.

Sliač Airport

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A Slovak Air Force MiG-29 takes off to perform an aerial demonstration during the Slovak International Air Fest at Sliač Airport
A C-130H Hercules of U.S. Air Force, takes off to perform an airdrop during exercise Slovak Warthog at Sliač Airport

Sliač Airport or, historically, Letisko Tri Duby (literally, "The Three Oaks Airport") is a military airport in central Slovakia situated between the towns of Zvolen and Banská Bystrica and near the spa town of Sliač.

Kőszeg

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Town in Vas County, Hungary.

Town in Vas County, Hungary.

Main Square
Sacred Heart Church in the Main Square
Jurisics Square
Saint Emeric church in the Jurisics Square
Town hall
Tower of Heroes
Maria column
Jurisics Castle
Baroque building
Downtown detail
Public maquette of the town in the Middle Ages
Lutheran church
City limit sign in three languages

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia

Marsaskala

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Seaside town in the South Eastern Region of Malta which has grown around the small harbour at the head of Marsaskala Bay, a long, narrow inlet also known as Marsaskala Creek.

Seaside town in the South Eastern Region of Malta which has grown around the small harbour at the head of Marsaskala Bay, a long, narrow inlet also known as Marsaskala Creek.

Saint Thomas Tower
Mamo Tower
Casa Monita in Marsaskala, located close to the parish church and Briconet Redoubt
19th century houses, such as 3, Triq ix-Xatt (right), were demolished during the Marsaskala Local Council governance
St Thomas Bay
Marsaskala is a member of Douzelage

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia

Siret

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Town, municipality and former Latin bishopric in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania.

Town, municipality and former Latin bishopric in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania.

Holy Trinity Church (1352), one of the oldest in Romania
The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
Siret Holocaust memorial, Holon cemetery, Israel
Statue of Margareta Mușat in downtown Siret
Petru Mușat High School
The Chronic Diseases Hospital
The Old Train Station
Iacob Zadik House
Simion Florea Marian House
Simion Florea Marian Statue
Teodor V. Ștefanelli Statue
The Roman Catholic Church
The Old Evangelical Church
The Jewish Temple

🇸🇰 Zvolen, Slovakia - 2007