Hôrka

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Coordinates: 49°01′17″N 20°23′35″E / 49.02139°N 20.39306°E / 49.02139; 20.39306
Hôrka
Municipalitty
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 600 m (1,969 ft)
Coordinates 49°01′17″N 20°23′35″E / 49.02139°N 20.39306°E / 49.02139; 20.39306
Area 11.305999 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 1,778 (31 December 2010)
Density 157 / km2 (407 / sq mi)
Founded 1347
Postal code 059 12
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Hôrka in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Hôrka
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.horka.eu/

Hôrka is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 610 metres and covers an area of 11.305 km². It has a population of about 1560 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1347.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Near the village is a wind park. From cultural sightseeings are interesting early gothic Roman Catholic church and a baroque chapel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic". Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012. 

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