Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)

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Coat of Arms - Region Banska Bystrica The capital of the region is city Banská Bystrica, according to the population 78 484 (31.12.207) the fifth largest city in Slovakia. Region Banska Bystrica has area 9 454,01 km2  and population 649 788 (31.12.2017).

Region Banska Bystrica borders on Region Nitra (Nitriansky kraj), Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj), Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj), Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) and Region Košice (Košický kraj), on Hungary in south.

The territory of the region has a mountainous and foothill character, a small part has lowland character in the south. Territory of region is covered by mountains - Low Tatras (Nízke Tatry), Great Fatra (Veľká Fatra), Kremnica Mountains (Kremnické vrchy), Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy), Vepor Mountains (Veporské vrchy), Stolica Mountains (Stolické vrchy), Javorie, Ostrôžky, Cerova highlands (Cerová vrchovina).  South-slovak basin (Juhoslovenská kotlina) and mountain range Cerova highlands (Cerová vrchovina) covers south of region.
 
The region extends five national parks - Low Tatras National Park (Národný park Nízke Tatry), Veľká Fatra National Park (Národný park Veľká Fatra), Muránska planina National Park (Národný park Muránska planina), Slovak Paradise National Park (Národný park Slovenský raj), Slovak Karst National Park (Národný park Slovenský kras).

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Banská Bystrica
9 454,01
649 788

Objects, services, attractions in Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)

Stone waterfall and stone sea
City/Municipality: Šiatorská Bukovinka
Šomoška Castle
City/Municipality: Šiatorská Bukovinka
New Castle (Nový Zámok)
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Old castle (Starý zámok)
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Slovak National Gallery - Zvolen Castle
City/Municipality: Zvolen
Organ Špania Dolina
City/Municipality: Špania Dolina
Memorial Nemecká - Museum of SNP
City/Municipality: Nemecká
Tajch Large Vodárenská (Veľká Vodárenská)
Tajch Klinger
Tajch Ottergrund
Počúvadlo lake
Tajchs (artificial water reservoirs) of Banská Štiavnica
Mine in Hodrusa
City/Municipality: Hodruša - Hámre
Berggericht – mineralogic exposition
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Hereditary Mining Tunnel Glanzenberg
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Mining Museum – open-air museum
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Calvary in Banska Štiavnica
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Holy Trinity Square - Banská Štiavnica
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Hronsek - wooden baroque bell-house
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Hronsek - Wooden Articular Church in Hronsek
City/Municipality: Hronsek
Banská Štiavnica (City)
St. Anthony mansion - Museum in St. Anthony
City/Municipality: Svätý Anton
Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Black Hron Railway (Čiernohronská lesná železnica - ČHZ)
City/Municipality: Čierny Balog
Fiľakovo Castle - Castle Museum in Fiľakovo
City/Municipality: Fiľakovo
National Cultural Monument Kalište - Museum of SNP
City/Municipality: Baláže
Municipal Local History Museum in Fiľakovo
City/Municipality: Fiľakovo
St. Catherine`s church in Banska Štiavnica
City/Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
Museum of the Slovak National Uprising - Museum SNP
City/Municipality: Banská Bystrica
Zveropark - Animal park
City/Municipality: Žarnovica
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