Lesnica (Slovakia)

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Lesnica
Village
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Local church
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Stará Ľubovňa
Elevation 485 m (1,591 ft)
Coordinates 49°24′00″N 20°28′00″E / 49.40000°N 20.46667°E / 49.40000; 20.46667Coordinates: 49°24′00″N 20°28′00″E / 49.40000°N 20.46667°E / 49.40000; 20.46667
Area 14.6 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Population 504 (2013)
Density 35 / km2 (91 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1297
Location of Lesnica in Slovakia
Location of Lesnica in Slovakia
Location of Lesnica in the Prešov Region
Location of Lesnica in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Category:Lesnica

Lesnica (Hungarian: Erdős, Lesnicz) is a large village and municipality in the Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1297.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 485 metres.