Bystrá, Brezno District

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Coordinates: 48°50′N 19°36′E / 48.833°N 19.600°E / 48.833; 19.600
Bystrá
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Brezno
Elevation 566 m (1,857 ft)
Coordinates 48°50′N 19°36′E / 48.833°N 19.600°E / 48.833; 19.600
Area 15.873 km2 (6.13 sq mi)
Population 203 (2011)
Density 13 / km2 (34 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1563
Mayor Marian Alberta
Postal code 977 01
Area code +421-48
Car plate BR
Location of Bystrá in Slovakia
Location of Bystrá in Slovakia
Location of Bystrá in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Bystrá in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.bystra.sk


Bystrá is a village and municipality in Brezno District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

Attractions[edit]

The gothic Roman Catholic church of St, Florian is located in the center of the village.

During winter Bystra is mainly popular for ice-skating and winter walks. Until the 2010s Bystra also had its own ski slope. During winter the competition for the tastiest sausage is held in Bystra.

During summer the main touristic attractions are hiking and visits to the caves. There are two caves in Bystra:

  • Bystrianska cave
  • Cave of dead bats

Notable personalities[edit]

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1923 (parish B)

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