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  • The highest location: Gerlachovský Peak, 2,655 m above sea level
  • The lowest location: Bodrog river level, 94 m above sea level
  • The highest church tower: Spišská Nová Ves (87 m)
  • The largest of the 170 castles: Spiš Castle
  • The oldest ice cave in Europe: Dobšiná Ice Cave
  • The longest Slovak river: Váh
  • The highest located municipality: Štrbské Tarn Lake, 1,355 m above sea level
  • The largest river island in Europe: Rye Island in southern Slovakia, 132,612 ha
  • The largest national park: Low Tatras National Park, 81,000 ha
  • The oldest protected plant in Slovakia: edelweiss
  • The largest and deepest lake in Slovakia: Great Hincovo Tarn Lake - 20.1 ha, 53 m deep
  • The place with the lowest annual average temperature: the top of Lomnický Peak (2,632 m above sea level) - 3.7 °C
  • The location with the highest annual precipitation average: Zbojnícka Lodge (1,960 m above sea level) - 2,130 mm
  • The first printed book: the Latin textbook by Lucas Fabinus at Prešov in 1573
  • The first newspaper: Prešporské Newspaper, at Prešporok (Bratislava) July 1783
  • The largest village in Slovakia: Smižany (8,269)
  • The biggest wooden altar in the world: Levoča - St. Jacob´s Church by Master Paul of Levoča, early 16th century, 18,6 m high and 6.3 m wide
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