Mengusovce

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Mengusovce
Municipalitty
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 807 m (2,648 ft)
Coordinates 49°04′28″N 20°08′28″E / 49.07444°N 20.14111°E / 49.07444; 20.14111Coordinates: 49°04′28″N 20°08′28″E / 49.07444°N 20.14111°E / 49.07444; 20.14111
Area 8.944252 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population 641 (31 December 2010)
Density 72 / km2 (186 / sq mi)
Postal code 059 36
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Mengusovce in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Mengusovce
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.mengusovce.sk

Mengusovce is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1] It lies on the foothills of High Tatras.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 825 metres and covers an area of 8.944 km². It has a population of about 610 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1398.

Infrastructure and economy[edit]

In Mengusovce is horse riding club. There are several penions and private accommodations. The village is known for its annual rodeo festival.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ http://poprad.korzar.sme.sk/c/6034318/v-mengusovciach-zazili-poriadne-rodeo.html

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