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  Nitra www.nitra.sk/en
The ancient Nitra, ruled by mighty kings and princes once in the past, is nowadays a modern centre of culture and economy in western Slovakia.
Nitra was at the height of its fame during the reign of King Svatopluk.
From the second half of the 18th century, Nitra escaped from military hardships, this made possible the renovation of the town and modifocations on the castle and especially on the Cathedral.
www.nitra.sk /en   (1007 words)

  
  Nitra Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nitra Region (Slovak: Nitriansky kraj) is one of the administrative regions of Slovakia.
This region with a long history is situated in the southwest of Slovakia, mostly in the eastern part of the Danubian Lowland.
Nitra region spreads on both sides of the lower Nitra river and consists of seven districts:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nitra_Region   (118 words)

  
 Nitra city, Slovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Nitra is 100 km east of Bratislava with c.
Nitra castle existed already in the third decade of the 9th century as the seat of the Pribina princes.
In 1025 Nitra became the seat of the crown prince of Hungary.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/sk-nitra.html   (177 words)

  
 Constantine the Philosopher University Nitra UKF v Nitre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Nitra is one of the oldest settlements in Slovakia.
From the ninth century it was the seat of the Princes of Nitra and the sovereigns of the Great-Moravian Duchy and later of a successor to the Hungarian throne.
Nitra’s further development was facilitated with a charter issued by Béla IV in 1248, which granted the guests and local burgesses – the defenders of the castle against Tartars – new liberties and privileges of a free Royal town.
www.eng.ukf.sk /index5.jsp?id=47   (550 words)

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