Vrakuňa

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Coordinates: 48°09′00″N 17°13′00″E / 48.15000°N 17.21667°E / 48.15000; 17.21667
Vrakuňa
Borough
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Country Slovakia
Region Bratislava
District Bratislava II
River Little Danube
Elevation 130 m (427 ft)
Coordinates 48°09′00″N 17°13′00″E / 48.15000°N 17.21667°E / 48.15000; 17.21667
Area 10.297 km2 (3.976 sq mi)
Population 18,996 (2005)
Density 1,845 / km2 (4,779 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1279
Postal code 82704
Area code +421-02
Car plate BA, BL
Location of Vrakuňa in Slovakia
Location of Vrakuňa in Slovakia
Website: www.bratislava-vrakuna.sk
Source[1]

Vrakuňa is a borough of Bratislava, Slovakia. It is divided by into two parts by the Little Danube river.

History[edit]

The first written mention of Vrakuňa was in 1279 as a village named Verekne, which was its name until 1948, when it was renamed to the current name. It became an official borough of Bratislava on January 1, 1972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mestská a obecná štatistika SR". Statistics.sk. Retrieved 2010-01-31. [dead link]