With some 84,000 inhabitants, Nitra is the fifth largest city in Slovakia, located about 80 km to the north east of Bratislava and about 150 km away from Vienna. A same-named river flows through Nitra, and the Zobor mountain looks down upon the city from the north. Along with Bratislava, Nitra is one of the oldest Slovak cities.
Today, Nitra is a center for economy, culture, education and sports in the region, and thanks to the Agrokomplex area, also an international center for exhibitions and events. Nitra is a city with many young people and two universities: the Constantine the Philosopher University and the Slovak University of Agriculture.