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Petržalka (Slovakia)

Bratislava V okres, Bratislava region

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Petržalka flag

[Petrzalka flag] by Phil Nelson, based upon original image by Gunnar Staack, 8 June 2000

Petržalka (Hungarian: Pozsonyligetfalu, German: Engerau) is the largest city section of Bratislava, the capital of SR. Together with Jarovce, Rusovce and Čuňovo it forms the district - Bratislava V, which is the 5th largest district in Slovakia according to its number of inhabitants. According to population density it is the 3rd most populated. The first written notice about Petržalka has its origin in the year 1225, though the original independent municipality was except insignificant remainders pulled down. In this place of the largest housing complex of Slovakia live almost 130 000 inhabitants.
István Molnár, 13 Jan 2001


Petržalka Coat of Arms

[Petrzalka coat of arms] image from this website, reported by István Molnár, 13 Jan 2001