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Dolny Kubin

Dolný Kubín is a town in northern Slovakia in the Žilina Region. It is the historical capital of the Orava region.NamesThe name is derived from the archaic Slovak word "klubin" meaning "a glade covered by smoke after burnt roots". "Dolný Kubín" means Lower Kubín, in contrast with to Vyšný (Upper) Kubín. The location and the settlement was known also as Kublen (1314), Clbin (1393), Culbyn (1408), Kubyn Nysny (1547), Dolny Kubin (1773). Other names in the past include Unterkubin and Alsókubin.GeographyDolný Kubín lies at an altitude of 468m above sea level and covers an area of 55.055km2. It is located in northern Slovakia on the Orava River, between the Lesser Fatra, Oravská Magura and Chočské vrchy mountains. It is located around 15km from Ružomberok, 45km from the Polish border and 270km from Bratislava. The town is composed of 10 boroughs: Banisko, Beňova Lehota, Brezovec, Kňažia, Malý Bysterec, Medzihradné, Mokraď, Staré mesto, Veľký Bysterec and Záskalie.ClimateThe Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb" (Warm Summer Continental Climate).
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