City of Banská Bystrica

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Banská Bystrica is a city in Central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains. Banská Bystrica is the sixth most populous municipality in Slovakia and is an economic, administrative and cultural centre of Central Slovakia, and the seat of the Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region.