Brieštie is a village and municipality in Turčianske Teplice District in the Žilina Region of northern central Slovakia.
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1392.
The municipality lies at an altitude of 580 metres and covers an area of 11.175 km². It has a population of about 159 people.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bytca, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1730-1897 (parish B)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1784-1896 (parish B)