Zemianske Kostoľany

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Zemianske Kostoľany
Village
Zemianske Kostolany.jpg
Manor house in Zemianske Kostoľany
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Prievidza
Elevation 236 m (774 ft)
Coordinates 48°41′N 18°32′E / 48.683°N 18.533°E / 48.683; 18.533Coordinates: 48°41′N 18°32′E / 48.683°N 18.533°E / 48.683; 18.533
Area 12.77 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population 1,683 (2004-12-31)
Density 132 / km2 (342 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1331
Postal code 972 43
Area code +421-54
Car plate PD
Location of Zemianske Kostoľany in Slovakia
Location of Zemianske Kostoľany in Slovakia
Location of Zemianske Kostoľany in the Trenčín Region
Location of Zemianske Kostoľany in the Trenčín Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Zemianske Kostoľany (Hungarian: Nemeskosztolány) is a village and municipality in Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1331.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 236 metres and covers an area of 12.772 km². It has a population of about 1,683 people.

Environment[edit]

Zemianske Kostoľany is the location of the Nováky Power Plant lignite fired power station. This power station was ranked by the European Environment Agency as the industrial facility that is causing the highest damage costs to health and the environment in Slovakia and the 18th worst in the entire European Union.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Industrial facilities causing the highest damage costs to health and the environment". European Environment Agency. Retrieved 25 November 2014.