Orthodox church in the center of Medzilaborce
|Name origin: "people amidst the Laborec streams"|
|Elevation||326 m (1,070 ft)|
|Area||47. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Laborec (Laborc is a River in central eastern Slovakia that flows mostly through the Košice Region. Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million The Prešov Region (in Slovak Prešovský Kraj) is one of the eight Slovak administrative regions. Medzilaborce District ( okres Medzilaborce) is a district inthe Laborec (Laborc is a River in central eastern Slovakia that flows mostly through the Košice Region. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit 479 km² (18 sq mi)|
|Population||6,616 (31 December 2006)|
|Density||139 /km² (360 /sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||068 01|
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
|Wikimedia Commons: Medzilaborce|
Medzilaborce (Hungarian: Mezőlaborc, Rusyn: Medžilabirci) is a town in northeastern Slovakia close to the border with Poland, located near the towns of Sanok and Bukowsko (in southeastern Małopolska). Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time Central European Summer Time ( CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time Since 1997, the Slovak car registration plate number (EČV evidenčné číslo vozidla generally takes the form XX-NNNYY, where XX is a two letter code corresponding Hungarian ( magyar nyelv) is a Uralic language (more specifically a Ugric language) unrelated to most other languages in Europe. Rusyn (ry русинськый язык) is an East Slavic language (along with Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian, with which it shares This is a list of Cities and Towns in Slovakia. For a list of Municipalities in Slovakia see the List of municipalities and towns in Slovakia Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Sanok ( Latin: Sanocum, German: Saanig, Yiddish: Sonik, Ukrainian: Сянiк, in full The Royal Bukowsko (בוקאווסק Bikofsk, Russian: Буковско) is a Village in Sanok County, East Małopolska in the Lesser Poland (also "Little Poland" Polish: Małopolska, Latin: Polonia Minor) is one of the historical regions of Poland Its population is approximately 6,600.
It is an administrative and cultural centre of the Laborec Region. Laborec (Laborc is a River in central eastern Slovakia that flows mostly through the Košice Region. It is crossed by the rail road connecting it with Poland. It is especially the private sector and service industries that are developing rapidly at this time.
It is home to the Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art, opened in 1991, which contains many artworks and effects of Andy Warhol and of his brother Paul and nephew James Warhola. The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art ( Múzeum Andyho Warhola Medzilaborce) in Medzilaborce, Slovakia was established in 1991 by the American For the song by David Bowie, see Andy Warhol (song. Andrew Warhola (August 6 1928 &ndash February 22 1987 known as Andy Warhol James Warhola (born March 16, 1955) is an American Artist who has illustrated more than two dozen children's books since 1987 Warhol's mother, Julia Warhola, was born and lived with her husband in the village of Miková, 17 km to the west. Julia Warhola, née Ulja (Julia Justyna Zavacka ( November 17, 1892 &mdash November 22, 1972) was the mother of the American artist Miková is a Village and Municipality in Stropkov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.
Medzilaborce is situated in the poorest region of Slovakia. There are three churches in the town.
The town of Medzilaborce lies in a valley of the Laborec river in northeastern Slovakia. Borov is a village in Slovakia. Now a city part of Medzilaborce, it was a separate municipality until 1971 The hills of the Low Beskids mountain range are typical for this countryside. The Beskid Niski, Nízke Beskydy, Low Beskids or Lower Beskids is one of the Beskids Mountain ranges in the Outer Eastern
The oldest written record connected with Medzilaborce dates back to 1543. The village at first belonged to the Drugeth family, but passed in the 17th century to the Csáky family and later in the 19th century to the Andrassy family manor. As early at the 17th century, an important trade route went across Medzilaborce connecting the interior of Slovakia with Poland through the Lupkov Pass. Łupków Pass or Lupkov Pass (Przełęcz Łupkowska Lupkovský priesmyk is a significant Mountain pass in the Carpathian mountains on the border Medzilaborce became a town in 1860.  In 1873, construction of the track between Humenné and Medzilaborce and further to Galicia via the Lupkov Pass, which contributed to the growth of the town from 724 inhabitants in 1851 to 1561 in 1910. Humenné ( Homenau Homonna is a town in the Prešov Region ("kraj" in eastern Slovakia and the second largest town of the historic Zemplín Galicia (Галичина ( Halychyna) Galicja is a historical region in East Central Europe, currently divided between Poland and Ukraine, Łupków Pass or Lupkov Pass (Przełęcz Łupkowska Lupkovský priesmyk is a significant Mountain pass in the Carpathian mountains on the border During World War I, the Russians came to the town on February 1915 and stayed there until May 1915, leaving the town significantly damaged. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All During the first Czechoslovak republic, there was massive unemployment, and emigration from the town. Independence The independence of Czechoslovakia was proclaimed on October 28, 1918, by the Czechoslovak National The town was significantly damaged again during the World War II. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including It was seat of the district until 1960, when it was merged with the Humenné district. It is seat of the Medzilaborce district again since 1996.
In 1910 the town had 1561 inhabitants, 677 Ruthenian, 501 German and 255 Hungarian. The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as Hungarians (or Magyars, magyarok are an Ethnic group primarily associated with Hungary. The town had a high percentage of Rusyns before World War II. Rusyns (also referred to as Русины Ruthenians Ruthenes Rusins Carpatho-Rusyns and Rusnaks) are a Slavic Ethnic group that speaks World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
According to the 2001 census, the town had 6,741 inhabitants. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population 56. 42% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 34. } The Slovaks or Slovakians are a western Slavic People that primarily inhabit Slovakia and speak the Slovak language, which is 16% Rusyns, 6. Rusyns (also referred to as Русины Ruthenians Ruthenes Rusins Carpatho-Rusyns and Rusnaks) are a Slavic Ethnic group that speaks 13% Ukrainian, 1. Ukrainians (Українці Ukrayintsi,) are an East Slavic Ethnic group primarily living in Ukraine, or more broadly— Citizens 11% Roma and 0. The Romani people (singular Rom, plural Roma as a Noun; also known as Romanies or Roma people) are an ethnic group with origins 68% Czechs. Czechs (Češi ˈt͡ʃɛʃɪ archaic Čechové) are a western Slavic people of Central Europe, living predominantly in the Czech Republic  The religious makeup was 41. 15% Greek Catholics, 40. Greek Catholic Church is a term which refers to the Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine ( Constantinopolitan) liturgical tradition 07% Orthodox, 4. The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world 94% people with no religious affiliation, 10. 15% Roman Catholics and 0. 33% Lutherans. Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther