Rudňany

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Coordinates: 48°53′N 20°41′E / 48.883°N 20.683°E / 48.883; 20.683
Rudňany
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Spišská Nová Ves
Elevation 547 m (1,795 ft)
Coordinates 48°53′N 20°41′E / 48.883°N 20.683°E / 48.883; 20.683
Area 13.63 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population 3,497 (31 December 2005)
Density 257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05323
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate SN
Location of Rudňany in Slovakia
Location of Rudňany in Slovakia
Location of Rudňany in the Košice Region
Location of Rudňany in the Košice Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.rudnany.ocu.sk

Rudňany is a village and municipality in the Spišská Nová Ves District in the Košice Region of central-eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1255. By the 13th century, silver, copper and mercury were mined in the area. Around 1895, an iron ore smelting company Vitkovické ironworks, was founded and following the end of the 2nd World War it became the largest of its kind in Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 547 metres and covers an area of 13.63 km². In 2011 had a population of 3807 inhaitants.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laricka, Ján. Augustini, P. Kollár, D. eds. SPIŠ - guidebook. Dajama, Klimkovicova 1, 841 01 Bratislava, ISBN 80-88975-01-8, 1999, p. 98

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