|Area||6.542 km2 (2.526 sq mi)|
|Density||1,000 / km2 (2,590 / sq mi)|
|Postal code||841 03|
|Car plate||BA, BL|
Lamač is the smallest borough of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, lying in the northern part of the city. Part of the Bratislava IV district, Lamač is home to approximately 7 thousand inhabitants. Until 1946, Lamač was a small independent village, but it was incorporated into the city Bratislava. In the past, Lamač was known for its vineyards and as an agricultural and fruit supplier for Bratislava's markets.
The dominant features of Lamač include the Church of Saint Margita, the Chapel of Saint Rozalia and the Memorial to soldiers killed in The First World War. Lamač is accessible by the public transport system of Bratislava. The borough also features the Bratislava Lamač railway station.
The first written record of the German settlement dates to 1240. The German village was destroyed during the first siege of vienna by Turkish troops. Croats fleeing from the Ottomans in the south settled this area in the 16th century. The final battle of the Austro-Prussian War took place on 22 July 1866 and burned down the village.
Lamač features one public elementary school and kindergarten, MŠ and ZŠ Heyrovského Street and one private elementary school and kindergarten Súkromná základná škola s materskou školou Heyrovského 2 also at Heyrovského Street.
Lamač features a swimming pool Kúpalisko Lamač at Pod násypom Street, a winter stadium at Borinská Street, soccer playing field Futbalové ihrisko FK Lamač at Na barine Street and a multi-purpose sports hall at Na barine Street.
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- Lamač website (Slovak)