Lietava

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Coordinates: 49°10′N 18°41′E / 49.167°N 18.683°E / 49.167; 18.683
Lietava
Village
Hrad Lietava z cesty do osady Majer.jpg
Lietava Castle above the village
Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Žilina
Elevation 429 m (1,407 ft)
Coordinates 49°10′N 18°41′E / 49.167°N 18.683°E / 49.167; 18.683
Area 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 1,450 (2004-12-31)
Density 145 / km2 (376 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1300
Postal code 013 18
Car plate ZA
Location of Lietava in Slovakia
Location of Lietava in Slovakia
Location of Lietava in the Žilina Region
Location of Lietava in the Žilina Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.obeclietava.sk

Lietava is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. The village is also home to the third largest castle in Slovakia: Lietava Castle.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in the year 1300 AD.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 429 metres and covers an area of 10.005km². It has a population of about 1450 people.

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