Trenčín administrative region

Location: Trenčiansky kraj, okres Trenčín, Trenčín

GPS: N48°53'42'' E18°2'28''

Region Trenčín is situated in the west of Slovakia next to the border with the Czech Republic. The longest Slovak river Váh represents the central axis of this area.

The centre of the region and its biggest town is Trenčín. The Roman inscription on the rock the Castle of Trenčínstands on is the northernmost proof of the presence of Roman troops in central Europe. Trenčín is known for numerous international fairs and exhibitions. Mineral and thermal springs used for therapy in several spas (Trenčianske Teplice, Bojnice and Nimnica) are also frequently represented. Region of Upper Nitra forms an independent unit within the region. Its spreads around the upper reach of the river Nitra and its jewel is the chateau Bojnice, one of the most visited and most beautiful historic monuments in Slovakia. Several manors and ruins (The Topoľčiansky hrad Castle and The Uhrovec Castle) are the witnesses of the local history.

Greatest attractions:
Cultural and historic monuments in Trenčín, spa in Trenčianske Teplice, Bojnice and Nimnica, chateau Bojnice, ruins of Castles Beckov and Čachtice.

Districts: Trenčín, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Myjava, Ilava, Púchov, Považská Bystrica, Partizánske, Bánovce nad Bebravou, Prievidza.

Population: 601,392
Area: 4,501 km²

Source: Vydavateľstvo DAJAMA