Uloža

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Location of Levoča District in the Prešov Region

Uloža is a village and municipality in Levoča District in the Prešov Region of central-eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1280. Uloža was a village for people infected leprosy. Name of village is Uloža because word "bury" may be translated like "uložiť".

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 870 metres and covers an area of 6.837 km². It has a population of about 185 people. Near of village is important holy shrine "Mariánska hora". To this church comes a lot of tourist every year.

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Coordinates: 49°03′N 20°39′E / 49.050°N 20.650°E / 49.050; 20.650