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A city of eastern Slovakia northeast of Budapest, Hungary. Chartered in the 1200s, it was an important trade center during the Middle Ages.


(Czech ˈkɔʃitsɛ)
(Placename) a city in E Slovakia: passed from Hungary to Czechoslovakia in 1920 and to Slovakia in 1993. Pop: 236 093 (2001). Hungarian name: Kassa


(ˈkɔ ʃɪ tsɛ)

a city in SE Slovakia. 236,000.
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default:svg width="23" height="23default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svdefault:svg width="22" height="22default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svA new flight route may be open from Kosice to Germany, with the eastern Slovak city having the chance to acquire a regular air connection through the low-cost airline Eurowings, starting this October.
Vinci's arm Eurovia has won an EUR 80m deal for eight work packages in Phase II of tramway modernisation in Kosice, Slovakia.
A two-hour train trip from Budapest and an overnight ride from Prague, Kosice is the biggest city in eastern Slovakia, near Hungary's border.
Kosice, the second largest city in Slovakia with around 250,000 inhabitants, was designated for the title ECoC 2013 in 2008.
From the very beginning of its existence, since 2005, the name of the Department of British and American Studies in Kosice has been quoted together with the name of professor Pavol Stekauer.
Travel Business Review-August 18, 2015--Wizz Air announces new route to Kosice, Slovakia from Bristol Airport
Kosice, as the second metropolis of Slovakia, is almost 70 km far from Vranov nad Topl'ou.
10:00, 11:30, 13:00 Free guided tours of Kosice centre (groups of 20-30 people; tour begins and ends at the House of Arts)
Flughafen Wien is also reviewing all options for Malta and Kosice, Slovakia but is currently contractually tied to those investments.
Following a 24 January ruling by the EU Court of Justice (Case C-25/2005) concerning the incompatibility of a tax debt in favour of Frucona Kosice, a spirit and alcohol producer in Slovakia, the European Commission re-examined its copy, on 16 October.
He was found guilty in absentia in 1948 of whipping Jews while serving as police commander overseeing a detention camp in the Nazi-occupied eastern Slovak city of Kosice in 1944.
Hungarian prosecutors accused him of regularly hitting Jewish prisoners with a dog-whip and helping arrange their deportation in Kosice, which was then part of Hungary and is now in Slovakia.