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Catalogue Number:  233
Stamp Design:  Dušan Grečner
Stamp Engraving:  Martin Srb
Date of Issue:  April 26, 2001
Printing:  Postal Stationery Printing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Print Technology:  Rotary-recess printing combined with recess printing
Size of Impression:  19.0 mm x 23.0 mm
Print Run:  Unfinished
FDC Design:  Dušan Grečner using the historical pattern of the town seal
Cancellation Design:  Dušan Grečner using the motif of the fortification system project
FDC Printing:  Kasico a.s., Bratislava
FDC Print Technology:  Offset
FDC Print Run:  6,000

The town Komárno, situated on the confluence of the Danube and the Váh rivers, is one of the oldest settlements with rich historical tradition in Karpatian Valley. The importance of this famous town is in its advantageous location on the most frequent interntional river arterial road in Europe. The town Komárno had gradually grown to a cultural and sports centre of the region.
Komárno is the centre of the Komárno district with 38,000 inhabitants at present. There is a busy travel and rich cultural life, as many events of international character are held in this town. Near Komárno, there are many natural water sources, which can be used for water sports and tourism. One can see many sights in the historical centre of the. city .The fortification system of the town is declared the national historical monument. Two thirds of inhabitants are Hungarian nationality, therefore Komárno is the important cultural centre of Hungarians living in Slovakia.

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