Telgárt

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Coordinates: 48°50′N 20°11′E / 48.833°N 20.183°E / 48.833; 20.183
Telgárt
Village
Telgárt.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Brezno
Elevation 881 m (2,890 ft)
Coordinates 48°50′N 20°11′E / 48.833°N 20.183°E / 48.833; 20.183
Area 55.974 km2 (21.61 sq mi)
Population 1,531 (31 December 2004)
Density 27 / km2 (70 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1326
Postal code 976 73
Area code +421-48
Car plate BR
Location of Telgárt in Slovakia
Location of Telgárt in Slovakia
Location of Telgárt in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Telgárt in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Telgárt (called Švermovo in 1948–1990) is a village and municipality in Brezno District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1326 [1] or in 1549 [2].

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 881 metres and covers an area of 55.974 km². It has population of about 1,531 people. The Hron river rises in the cadastral area of the village, under the Kráľova hoľa mountain.

Hron near Telgárt