Žilina District

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Žilina District
Okres zilina.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Žilina Region
 • Total 815 km2 (315 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 156,411
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Žilina District (Slovak: Okres Žilina) is an okres (district) of the Žilina Region in north-western Slovakia. The district was first established in 1923. Its present borders date from 1996. The heart of the district is the Váh and Rajec river valleys. Urbanization has led to the district's becoming one of Slovakia's most highly developed areas.


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