Nitra is the fifth largest city in Slovakia with about 84,000 inhabitants, located about 80 km to the north east of Bratislava and about 150 km away from Vienna. The Nitra River of the same name flows through the city, and Mount Zobor towers on its northern side. Together with Bratislava, Nitra is one of the oldest cities in Slovakia.
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 of young people, and has two universities: the Philosopher Constantine-University and the Slovak University of Agriculture.