Vyšný Orlík

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Coordinates: 49°21′N 21°30′E / 49.350°N 21.500°E / 49.350; 21.500
Vyšný Orlík
Village
Vysny Orlik.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Svidník
Elevation 283 m (928 ft)
Coordinates 49°21′N 21°30′E / 49.350°N 21.500°E / 49.350; 21.500
Area 14.716 km2 (5.68 sq mi)
Population 413 (2004-12-31)
Density 28 / km2 (73 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1414
Postal code 090 11
Car plate SK
Location of Vyšný Orlík in Slovakia
Location of Vyšný Orlík in Slovakia
Location of Vyšný Orlík in the Prešov Region
Location of Vyšný Orlík in the Prešov Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Vyšný Orlík is a village and municipality in Svidník District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1414 and had various names throughout history such as Felsoodor (1907-1913) and later, Vyšný Orlík. The Greek Catholic church of the Accession of the Lord was established in 1793 and this village is predominately Carpatho-Rusyn Greek Catholic.


A more detailed history with photographs can be found at....

Vyšný Orlík - The Carpathian Connection

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 283 metres and covers an area of 14.716 km². It has a population of about 413 people.