Veľká Franková

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Veľká Franková
Municipality
Wielka Frankowa MS2.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 658 m (2,159 ft)
Coordinates 49°20′00″N 20°17′50″E / 49.33333°N 20.29722°E / 49.33333; 20.29722Coordinates: 49°20′00″N 20°17′50″E / 49.33333°N 20.29722°E / 49.33333; 20.29722
Area 10.589860 km2 (4.09 sq mi)
Population 351 (2010)
Density 33 / km2 (85 / sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 78
Area code 052
Location in Slovakia
Statistics: [1]
Website: http://www.velkafrankova.ocu.sk

Veľká Franková is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.[1] The village is traditionally inhabited by Rusyns, as one of their westernmost settlements (together with Malá Franková and Osturňa).

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1296.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 664 metres and covers an area of 10.635 km². It has a population of about 380 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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