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Spiš (German: Zips) is in a historic region in north-east Slovakia near the Polish border. A small portion of it is on the Polish side.

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Levoca

Poprad

Kežmarok

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Spisske Podhradie (German: Kirchdrauf) with its nearby:

Spissky Hrad (German: Zipser Burg) - A huge castle

Spisska Kapitula (German: Zipser Kapitel) - a fortified monastery

and the Gothic Church at Zehra (German: Schigra)

- all of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Slovak is the national language of Slovakia and it is partially intellegible with Polish, Czech and Ukrainian. The Spis region has notable presence of minorities: Gypsies, Rusyn-Ukrainians, Germans and Gorals. These usually concentrate in their own separate villages where they keep their languages and traditions alife.

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Poprad is the biggest city in the Spiš . It has its own airport (the most elevated one in Europe) as well as a railway station. Trains connect Poprad with Bratislava in the west as well as with Kosice (German:Kaschau) in the east.

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