Trenčianska Turná

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Coordinates: 48°51′02″N 18°01′05″E / 48.85056°N 18.01806°E / 48.85056; 18.01806
Trenčianska Turná
Municipality
TrencTurna august 2009.JPG
Main road through the village of Trenčianska Turná, August 2009.
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Trenčín
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Coordinates 48°51′02″N 18°01′05″E / 48.85056°N 18.01806°E / 48.85056; 18.01806
Area 17.238 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Population 3,043 (2008)
Density 177 / km2 (458 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1269
Mayor Peter Mikula
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 91321
Area code +421-32
Car plate TN
Location of Trenčianska Turná in Slovakia
Location of Trenčianska Turná in Slovakia
Location of Trenčianska Turná in the Trenčín Region
Location of Trenčianska Turná in the Trenčín Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.trencianskaturna.sk

Trenčianska Turná (Hungarian: Tornyos) is a village and municipality in Trenčín District in the Trenčín Region of north-western Slovakia. It has a population of about 3043 people (2008).

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1269. The area of village on 3 August 1708 the battle between the Habsburg army of General Heister and Kuruc Army of Francis II Rákóczi took place.

Trenčianska Turná mearged with a neighboring village Hámre in 1976.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 214 metres and covers an area of 17.239 km². Trenčianska Turná lies to the North of the Považský Inovec Mts. in the southern portion of the Trenčín Basin. Located near road I/50 connecting the towns Trenčín and Bánovce nad Bebravou. Creek Turniansky potok flows through the village. The northern slopes of the Považský Inovec Mts. are rich on mineral springs. Presence of the springs is considered as a result of circulation of groundwater near the Inovec fault.

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