Prešov Region general facts

Capital: Prešov

Capital: Prešov


Total area: 8, 974 square kilometres


Population: 803,955 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2008)


Unemployment rate: 18.29 percent (as of December 31, 2009)



Source: The Slovak Statistics Office, the National Labour, Social Affairs and Family Office


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