The city also has a zoo located northwest of the city, within the borough of Kavečany . Košice is the seat of the Košice Region, and since 2002 it is the seat of the autonomous Košice Self-governing Region. Additionally, it is the seat of the Slovak Constitutional Court.Why live in Košice?
At the beginning of the 3rd millennium, Košice is a home to almost 240,000 inhabitants who live and work here. In the city of tolerance and peace, they help form its history and contribute to its development. They accomplish changes and participate in creating its image. And that is not to be overlooked.What is the main industry in Košice?
Košice is the economic hub of eastern Slovakia. It accounts for about 9% of the Slovak gross domestic product. The steel mill, U.S. Steel Košice with 13,500 employees, is the largest employer in the city and the largest private employer in the country. The second-largest employer in the east of the country is Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia.Why is Košice the capital of Slovakia?
Following the Velvet Divorce and creation of the Slovak Republic, Košice became the second-largest city in the country and became a seat of a constitutional court. Since 1995, it has been the seat of the Archdiocese of Košice .