Gelnica District

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Gelnica District
Okres gelnica.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Kosicky vlajka.svg Košice Region
 • Total 584 km2 (225 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 31,365
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Telephone prefix 53

Gelnica District (Slovak: okres Gelnica, Hungarian: Gölnicbányai járás) is a district in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.[1] It was established in 1923. During 1960–1996 was the district a part of Spišská Nová Ves District. In 1996 was Gelnica District established in its present borders. It is the district with the highest percentage of forest area, 74,6% in Slovakia. The center is its biggest town Gelnica.


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Coordinates: 48°51′7″N 20°56′2″E / 48.85194°N 20.93389°E / 48.85194; 20.93389