Podhorany, Kežmarok District

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Coordinates: 49°14′23″N 20°28′47″E / 49.23972°N 20.47972°E / 49.23972; 20.47972
Podhorany
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Coordinates 49°14′23″N 20°28′47″E / 49.23972°N 20.47972°E / 49.23972; 20.47972
Area 11.020263 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 2,333 (2010-12-31)
Density 212 / km2 (549 / sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 93
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia

Podhorany is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1235. Former German name of Podhorany is Maltern.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 598 metres and covers an area of 11.02 km². It has a population of about 2300 people.

Demographics[edit]

According to 2010 census total population had been 2333. In the village is sizeable Roma nationality, which had been claimed by 949 inhabitants, which is ca. 41% of the total population. In 2010 there had been 1165 males and 1166 females, what is ca. 50% for both.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village is foodstuff store, train stop, elementary school and a pub. Cultural sightseeings are gothic Roman Catholic and classical evangelical churches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic". Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 

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