Gbeľany

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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.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1362.

Geography[edit]

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)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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