Banská Bystrica District

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Banská Bystrica District
Okres banska.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Banská Bystrica Region
 • Total 809 km2 (312 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 111,946
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Telephone prefix 48

Banská Bystrica District (Slovak: okres Banská Bystrica, Hungarian: Besztercebányai járás) is a district in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia. Until 1918, the area belonged to the county of Zvolen within the Kingdom of Hungary.


Coordinates: 48°44′N 19°09′E / 48.733°N 19.150°E / 48.733; 19.150