Topolcany travel

Topolcany is a town in the Nitra Region of Slovakia. The population as of 2006 was 28,685. The town's population is nicked "Zochari".The name Topolcany was assumed to be derived from "topol", Slovak for poplar tree. Groves of these trees were once abundant on the banks of the Nitra River. Recent studies show that this name is derived from Old-Slavonic "topol" meaning "warm, hot", for there were hot springs in early medieval times.