Rakúsy

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Coordinates: 49°11′20″N 20°23′00″E / 49.18889°N 20.38333°E / 49.18889; 20.38333
Rakúsy
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 676 m (2,218 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′20″N 20°23′00″E / 49.18889°N 20.38333°E / 49.18889; 20.38333
Area 6.340698 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 2,764 (2010-12-31)
Density 436 / km2 (1,129 / sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 76
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia
Website: http://rakusy.sk

Rakúsy 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 1288.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 704 metres and covers an area of 6.341 km². It has a population of about 2700 people.

Demographics[edit]

According to 2010 census total population had been 2764. In the village is sizeable Roma nationality, which had been claimed by 1668 inhabitants, which is ca. 60% of the total population. In 2010 there had been 1443 males and 1321 females.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village is football pitch, public library, elementary school, foodstuff store and a pub. Cultural sightseeings are evangelical and Roman Catholic churches and a manor house.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic". Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012. 

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