Spišský Štiavnik

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Spišský Štiavnik
Municipality
Spissky Stiavnik centrum.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 567 m (1,860 ft)
Coordinates 48°59′42″N 20°21′36″E / 48.99500°N 20.36000°E / 48.99500; 20.36000Coordinates: 48°59′42″N 20°21′36″E / 48.99500°N 20.36000°E / 48.99500; 20.36000
Area 18.36 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population 2,648 (2010-12-31)
Density 144 / km2 (373 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1246
Postal code 059 14
Car plate PP
Location of Spišský Štiavnik in Slovakia
Location of Spišský Štiavnik in Slovakia
Location of Spišský Štiavnik in the Prešov Region
Location of Spišský Štiavnik in the Prešov Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.spisskystiavnik.e-obce.sk

Spišský Štiavnik is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 567 metres and covers an area of 18.364 km². It has a population of about 2150 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1246.

Famous people[edit]

  • Tibor Frešo, composer and conductor
  • Prof. Martin Slivka, ethnography director

Infrastructure and economy[edit]

Cultural sightseeing is a building of former spas from the 19th century. In the Spišský Štiavnik is multi course as well as football and horse racing clubs.

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