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Veľkrop

Summary
Veľkrop (Velkő) is a village and municipality in Stropkov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia. History In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1408. Geography The municipality lies at an altitude of 293 metres and covers an area of 10.449 km2. It has a population of about 221 people. The Largest WW I cemetery in Slovakia The Club of Military History Beskydy finished its restoration work on the largest war cemetery in Slovakia in 2018. The cemetery is dated to the World War I. On Friday, September 28, 2018, it was made accessible to the public. 8862 soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian and Russian armies are buried there. The cemetery is restored in the same style as it was designed in the war times. Natural materials were used for the restoration which was  based on historical drawings and sketches that were preserved. The restoration of the cemetery  started in 2010 by more than 200 volunteers from Slovaki
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