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and has been home to many Slovak, Hungarian and German historical figures.
Bratislava is the political, cultural and economic centre of Slovakia.
Many of Slovakia's large businesses and financial institutions have headquarters there.
In 2017, Bratislava was ranked as the third richest region of the European Union by GDP (PPP) per capita (after Hamburg and Luxembourg City).
The dominant Hungarian and German population tried to prevent annexation of the city to Czechoslovakia and declared it a free city.During the revolution of 1918–1919, the name 'Wilsonov' or 'Wilsonstadt' (after President Woodrow Wilson) was proposed by American Slovaks, as he supported national self-determination.The name Bratislava, which had been used only by some Slovak patriots, became official in March 1919. Clockwise from top left: View of Bratislava from the castle, St.Michael's Gate in the Old Town, Eurovea shopping complex, Primate's Palace, Hviezdoslav Square, Bratislava castle and the Danube riverbank at night The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people.