Žilina District

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Žilina District
Okres zilina.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Žilina Region
 • Total 815 km2 (315 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 156,361
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Žilina District (Slovak: Okres Žilina) is an okres (district) of the Žilina Region in north-western Slovakia. The district was first established in 1923. In its present borders exists rom 1996. The core of the district is situated in the Váh and Rajec river valley. Due to its urbanization, the Žilina district is one of the most developed regions of Slovakia.


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Coordinates: 49°13′15″N 18°44′26″E / 49.22083°N 18.74056°E / 49.22083; 18.74056