Košice

Košice is the second largest city in , with a population of almost 240,000. It was the European Capital of Culture in 2013. Despite its relative remoteness, you may likely find Košice a hidden, unknown and approachable gem when seeking for a lesson in less known European history, lively arts scene or for a less spiritual entertainment thanks to its vibrant party scene.

Notable Places in the Area

Theatre
The State Theatre, Košice is situated in the centre of Košice, . Photo: Erika Mlejová, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stadium
– Košický štadión L. Trojáka is the home arena of the ice hockey club HC Košice. Photo: RickRichards, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The in Košice, , is one of the oldest Slovak museums, founded in 1872. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
The Cathedral of St Elisabeth is a Gothic cathedral in Košice. Photo: Maros, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a borough of Košice, . Located in the district, at an altitude of roughly 243 metres above sea level, it is the most populous borough of the entire city. Photo: Jagro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a borough of the city of Košice, . Photo: Marián Gladiš, Public domain.

Suburb
Košice Staré Mesto is a borough of Košice, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Košice

Latitude
48.7172° or 48° 43' 2" north
Longitude
21.2497° or 21° 14' 58.8" east
Open Location Code
8GW3P68X+VV
Population
239,000
IATA airport code
KSC
United Nations Location Code
SK KSC
Elevation
205 metres (673 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 530544488
Geo­Names ID
724443
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Košice
  • Albanian: Koshice
  • Arabic: Košice
  • Arabic: كوشيتسه
  • Aragonese: Košice
  • Armenian: Կոշիցե
  • Asturian: Košice
  • Azerbaijani: Koşitse
  • Azerbaijani: Kоşitsе
  • Bashkir: Кошице
  • Basque: Košice
  • Belarusian: Кошыцы
  • Belarusian: Кошыцэ
  • Bengali: কসিছে
  • Bosnian: Košice
  • Breton: Kosice
  • Breton: Košice
  • Bulgarian: Кашша
  • Bulgarian: Кошице
  • Catalan: Kosice
  • Catalan: Košice
  • Cebuano: Košice
  • Chechen: Кошици
  • Chinese: Košice
  • Chinese: 科希策
  • Chinese: 高溪樹
  • Church Slavic: Кошицє
  • Croatian: Kassa
  • Croatian: Košice
  • Czech: Cassovia
  • Czech: Kaschau
  • Czech: Košice
  • Danish: Cassovia
  • Danish: Kaschau
  • Danish: Kosice
  • Danish: Košice
  • Dutch: Kassa
  • Dutch: Kosice
  • Dutch: Košice
  • Egyptian Arabic: كوشيتسه
  • English: Kascha
  • English: Kaschau
  • English: Kassa
  • English: Kosice
  • Esperanto: Kaschau
  • Esperanto: Kassa
  • Esperanto: Kosice
  • Esperanto: Koŝice
  • Esperanto: Košice
  • Estonian: Kassa
  • Estonian: Košice
  • Finnish: Koshice
  • Finnish: Kosice
  • Finnish: Košice
  • French: Cassovie
  • French: Kaschau
  • French: Kosice
  • French: Košice
  • Galician: Kosice
  • Galician: Košice
  • Georgian: კოშიცე
  • German: Kascha
  • German: Kaschau
  • German: Kassa
  • German: Kosice
  • German: Košice
  • Greek: Κόζιτσε
  • Greek: Κόσιτσε
  • Gujarati: કોશિસ
  • Hebrew: Kosice
  • Hebrew: Košice
  • Hebrew: קאשוי
  • Hebrew: קושיצה
  • Hindi: कोसिसे
  • Hungarian: Cassoviae
  • Hungarian: Kassa
  • Hungarian: Košice
  • Hungarian: Nad jazerom
  • Icelandic: Košice
  • Indonesian: Kosice
  • Indonesian: Košice
  • Interlingue: Košice
  • Italian: Cassovia
  • Italian: Kaschau
  • Italian: Košice
  • Japanese: Košice
  • Japanese: カッシャ
  • Japanese: コシツェ
  • Kannada: ಕೊಸ್ಸಿಸ್
  • Kirghiz: Кошице
  • Korean: 코시체
  • Latin: Cassovia
  • Latvian: Kaschau
  • Latvian: Kassa
  • Latvian: Košice
  • Limburgan: Košice
  • Lingala: Košice
  • Lithuanian: Košice
  • Lithuanian: Košicė
  • Lombard: Kosice
  • Lombard: Košice
  • Low German: Košice
  • Lower Sorbian: Košice
  • Luxembourgish: Kosice
  • Macedonian: Кошице
  • Malay: Kosice
  • Marathi: कोशित्सा
  • Min Nan Chinese: Košice
  • Northern Frisian: Košice
  • Norwegian: Košice
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cassovia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kaschau
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kassa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kašava
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kosice
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Koszyce
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Košice
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cassovia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kaschau
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kassa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kosice
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Košice
  • Occitan (post 1500): Košice
  • Ossetian: Кошице
  • Persian: کاسسا
  • Persian: کوشیتسه
  • Polish: Kassa
  • Polish: Koszyce
  • Polish: Košice
  • Portuguese: Kaschau
  • Portuguese: Kassa
  • Portuguese: Kosice
  • Portuguese: Košice
  • Pushto: کوشیتسه ښار
  • Romanian: Cașovia
  • Romanian: Kaschau
  • Romanian: Kassa
  • Romanian: Kosice
  • Romanian: Koszice
  • Romanian: Košice
  • Russian: Кашау
  • Russian: Кашша
  • Russian: Кашшо
  • Russian: Кошице
  • Russian: Кошицы
  • Rusyn: Кошіцї
  • Scots: Košice
  • Serbian: Кошице
  • Serbo-Croatian: Košice
  • Silesian: Košice
  • Sinhala: කොසිකේ
  • Slovak: Kaschau
  • Slovak: Kassa
  • Slovak: Košice
  • Slovenian: Košice
  • Spanish: Kaschau
  • Spanish: Kassa
  • Spanish: Kosice
  • Spanish: Košice
  • Swedish: Cassau
  • Swedish: Kaschau
  • Swedish: Kosice
  • Swedish: Košice
  • Tamil: கோசிஸ்
  • Tatar: Кошитсе
  • Tatar: Кошице
  • Telugu: కోసిసె
  • Thai: กอชิตเซ
  • Turkish: Košice
  • Turkish: Kösice
  • Ukrainian: Кошице
  • Ukrainian: Кошиці
  • Upper Sorbian: Košice
  • Urdu: کوشیسہ
  • Venetian: Košice
  • Veps: Košice
  • Vietnamese: Košice
  • Volapük: Košice
  • Waray (Philippines): Košice
  • Western Panjabi: کوشیسے
  • Wu Chinese: 科希策
  • Yiddish: קאשוי
  • Yiddish: קאשיצע
  • Yue Chinese: 高溪樹

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