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Žilina Region General Facts

Capital: Žilina

Capital: Žilina

Total area: 6,788 square kilometres

Population: 694,000 inhabitants

Unemployment rate: 6.68 percent at the end of January 2009

Source: Žilina Region, the National Labour,Social Affairs and Family Office


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