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Location of Žilina District in the Zilina Region

Gbeľany is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1362.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 375 metres and covers an area of 7.134 km². It has a population of about 1244 people.

Notable people[edit]

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bytca, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1686-1896 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 49°12′44″N 18°50′54″E / 49.21222°N 18.84833°E / 49.21222; 18.84833