Veľký Slavkov

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Coordinates: 49°06′N 20°17′E / 49.100°N 20.283°E / 49.100; 20.283
Veľký Slavkov
Municipality
Slavkovsky potok in Velky Slavkov2.JPG
A brook streaming through the village center
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 677 m (2,221 ft)
Coordinates 49°06′N 20°17′E / 49.100°N 20.283°E / 49.100; 20.283
Area 12.35 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Population 1,237 (2010-12-31)
Density 100 / km2 (259 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1251
Postal code 059 91
Car plate PP
Location of Veľký Slavkov in Slovakia
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.velkyslavkov.sk

Veľký Slavkov is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an elevation of 677 metres (2,221 ft) and covers an area of 12.347 km² (4.767 mi²). It has a population of about 1,150.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1251.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Its proximity to High Tatras have developed the village as a tourist destination. In Velký Slavkov are several pensions and a hotel.

References[edit]

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