Vikartovce

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Coordinates: 48°59′37″N 20°09′09″E / 48.99361°N 20.15250°E / 48.99361; 20.15250
Vikartovce
Municipalitty
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 751 m (2,464 ft)
Coordinates 48°59′37″N 20°09′09″E / 48.99361°N 20.15250°E / 48.99361; 20.15250
Area 50.274363 km2 (19 sq mi)
Population 1,842 (31 December 2010)
Density 37 / km2 (96 / sq mi)
Postal code 059 19
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Vikartovce in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Vikartovce
Statistics: [1]

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

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1283.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 756 metres and covers an area of 50.155 km². It has a population of about 1805 people.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village is football club. In 2010 Vikartovce had been a place for Slovakia Furman Championship /Majstrovstvá Slovenska furmanov/.[2] Furman craft is traditional Slovak craft, now almost disappeared. It means transportation of goods by a pair of horses, or oxen for reward.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic". Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.mvphoto.sk/sk/galeria/sport/majstrovstva_slovenska_furmanskych_koni.php

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