Hozelec

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Hozelec
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 683 m (2,241 ft)
Coordinates 49°02′03″N 20°20′48″E / 49.03417°N 20.34667°E / 49.03417; 20.34667Coordinates: 49°02′03″N 20°20′48″E / 49.03417°N 20.34667°E / 49.03417; 20.34667
Area 3.998248 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 867 (31 December 2010)
Density 217/km2 (562/sq mi)
Founded 1243
Postal code 059 11
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Hozelec in Slovakia
Location of Hozelec in Slovakia
Location of Hozelec in the Prešov Region
Location of Hozelec in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Hozelec
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.hozelec.e-obce.sk

Hozelec is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 695 metres and covers an area of 4.011 km². It has a population of about 830 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1248.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Hozelec is a typical touristic village in High Tatras with good touristic infrastructure. In the village is Children amusement park FunVille.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1731-1896 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1710-1910 (parish B)

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