Oslany

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Coordinates: 48°38′N 18°28′E / 48.633°N 18.467°E / 48.633; 18.467
Oslany
Village
Oslany kostol.jpg
A church in Oslany
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Prievidza
River Nitra
Elevation 348 m (1,142 ft)
Coordinates 48°38′N 18°28′E / 48.633°N 18.467°E / 48.633; 18.467
Area 31.195 km2 (12 sq mi)
Population 2,268 (31 December 2006)
Density 73 / km2 (189 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1254
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 972 47
Phone prefix 421-46
Car plate PD
Location of in Slovakia
Location of in Slovakia
Location in the Trenčín Region
Location in the Trenčín Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.oslany.sk

Oslany (Hungarian: Oszlány) is a village and municipality in Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.

History[edit]

OSZLÁNY in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1881

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1254.

While the Ottomans occupied most of central Europe, the region north of lake Balaton remained in the Kingdom of Hungary (1538–1867). Until 1918, the town (named OSZLÁNY) was part of the Austrian monarchy, province of Hungary;[1] in Transleithania after the compromise of 1867 in the Kingdom of Hungary.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 234 metres (768 ft) and covers an area of 25.153 km2 (9.71 sq mi). It has a population of about 2224 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

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