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The Bratislava is the wealthiest and economically most prosperous region region in Slovakia. Many private companies have their headquarters in Bratislava. More than 75% of Bratislava's population works in the service sector, mainly composed of trade, banking, IT and telecommunication.

Bratislava, as it was renamed in March 6. 1919.
Before has been known by many names in different languages throughout its history. Its first recorded name, in the 10th century Annales Iuvavenses, was Brezalauspurc (literally: Braslav's castle). Notable alternative names are: German: Pressburg or Preßburg (still used in German speaking countries today - mostly in Austria, only seldom in Germany), Hungarian: Pozsony (still used in Hungarian today), former Slovak name: Prešporok.

Others:

Bratislafa in Welsh,
Bratislava - Բրատիսլավա in Armenian,
Bratislava in Azeri, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish,
Bratislava - Братислава in Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Serbian,
Bratislava - ברטיסלבה in Hebrew,
Braťislava or Požoma in Romani,
Bratyslava - Братислава in Ukrainian,
Bratysława in Polish,
Požun in older Croatian,
Presbourg in French till 1919,
Pressburgo - old Italian form,
Prešpurk in Czech till 1919,
Πρεσβούργο in Greek till 1919,
Buladisilafa - 布拉迪斯拉發 in Chinese,
Beuratiseullaba/Pŭrat'isŭllaba - 브라티슬라바 in Korean,
Burachisuraba - ブラチスラバ in Japanese.



Source: wikipedia

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