Podunajské Biskupice

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Podunajské Biskupice
Borough
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Country Slovakia
Region Bratislava
District Bratislava II
Elevation 130 m (427 ft)
Coordinates 48°08′01″N 17°13′00″E / 48.13361°N 17.21667°E / 48.13361; 17.21667Coordinates: 48°08′01″N 17°13′00″E / 48.13361°N 17.21667°E / 48.13361; 17.21667
Area 42.493 km2 (16.407 sq mi)
Population 19,977 (2005)
Density 470 / km2 (1,217 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1221
Postal code 82106
Area code +421-02
Car plate BA, BL
Location of Podunajské Biskupice in Slovakia
Location of Podunajské Biskupice in Slovakia
Website: www.biskupice.sk
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Podunajské Biskupice (1927–1944 Biskupice pri Dunaji, before 1927 Biskupice) is a borough of Bratislava. It is the largest borough in the terms of area in Bratislava.

History[edit]

The first written account of Podunajské Biskupice dates to 1221. In April 21, 1704 was a battle between the Hungarian rebels (Kurucs) and Danes (Battle of Biskupice). It became an official part of Bratislava on 1 January 1972.

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