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The fourth largest city in Slovakia, the northwestern Zilina is a vital regional center and the biggest settlement on the Vah River.

Zilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. It is the fourth largest city of Slovakia, an important industrial center, the largest city on the Vah river, and the seat of the Zilina Region and the Zilina District. The historical center of the city, reconstructed in the early 1990s is protected as a city monument reserve. It is centered on the Marianske namestie and Andrej Hlinka squares, and its famed landmarks are Church of St. Paul the Apostle, Church of Saint Stephen the King, Budatin Castle and more. In addition, the city is a starting point for various locations of western and eastern Slovakia, such as Bojnice Castle or the Cicmany village.
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