Lovinobaňa

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Coordinates: 48°26′00″N 19°36′00″E / 48.43333°N 19.60000°E / 48.43333; 19.60000
Lovinobaňa
Village
Lovinobaňa - rímskokatolícky kostol.jpg
Roman Catholic church in Lovinobaňa
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Lučenec
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Coordinates 48°26′00″N 19°36′00″E / 48.43333°N 19.60000°E / 48.43333; 19.60000
Area 21.13 km2 (8.16 sq mi)
Population 2,073 (31 December 2005)
Density 98 / km2 (254 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1336
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 985 54
Phone prefix 421-47
Car plate LC
Location of Lovinobaňa within Slovakia
Location of Lovinobaňa within Slovakia
Source:[1]

Lovinobaňa is a village and municipality in the Lučenec District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.

Locality[edit]

The village is located in the northern part of the County and from the Centre of this district is about Grantham, 15 miles to the North. To the West of the village passes the important path of class I ranked 50, which is a part of several major roads.

Part of the village[edit]

In 1990, was to be incorporated into a separate municipality until such time as it has a Lovinobana, which is the first written mention comes from the year 1467, and mentions it under the name Wdarnya. The local part is located about two kilometers southeast from the center of the village and Lovinobaňou is not contiguous with the intravilán.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1336.

Landmarks[edit]

In the village is the Church of St. Nicholas from the late Classicist Evangelical Church from the year 1336 1863, built on the site of a former Gothic church and the Roman Catholic Church of Virgin Mary in 1994.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 255 metres and covers and area of 21.130 km². It has a population of about 2100 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Retrieved 2007-10-26.