Štiavnické Bane

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Štiavnické Bane
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Banská Štiavnica
Elevation 682 m (2,238 ft)
Coordinates 48°26′21″N 18°52′12″E / 48.43917°N 18.87000°E / 48.43917; 18.87000Coordinates: 48°26′21″N 18°52′12″E / 48.43917°N 18.87000°E / 48.43917; 18.87000
Area 10.16 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population 815 (1970-01-01)
Density 80/km2 (207/sq mi)
First mentioned 1352
Postal code 969 81
Area code +421-45
Car plate BS
Location of Štiavnické Bane in Slovakia
Location of Štiavnické Bane in Slovakia
Location of Štiavnické Bane in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Štiavnické Bane in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.stiavnickebane.ocu.sk

Štiavnické Bane is a village in the Banská Štiavnica District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.

Name[edit]

First, in 1352 it was recorded as Sygluspergh, then in 1388 as Pergh, in 1457 as Sigelsperg, in 1559 as Pergh, later as Szélakna, Windschacht and then until 1891 as Pjerg, after Hegybánya. Slovaks used Piarg until 1948, after Štiavnické Bane. Recently, Germans use the form Siegelsberg, while Hungarians use Hegybánya.

Famous people[edit]

Štiavnické Bane was the birthplace of the 18th century astronomer Maximilian Hell and the controversial World War II politician Vojtech Tuka.

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