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Hranovnica, look at summer cottages part
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 610 m (2,001 ft)
Coordinates 48°59′15″N 20°18′29″E / 48.98750°N 20.30806°E / 48.98750; 20.30806Coordinates: 48°59′15″N 20°18′29″E / 48.98750°N 20.30806°E / 48.98750; 20.30806
Area 32.661731 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population 2,866 (31 December 2010)
Density 88/km2 (228/sq mi)
Founded 1294 first mentioned
Postal code 059 16
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Batizovce in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Hranovnica
Statistics: [1]

Hranovnica is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1294.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 613 metres and covers an area of 32.662 km². It has a population of about 2860 people.

Infrastructure and economy[edit]

Hranovnica is one of the startpoints to Slovenský raj mountain area. The village has a good tourist infrastructure. Cultural sightseeings are Roman Catholic and evangelical churches, both built or reconstructed in classical style.

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): 1820-1905 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1910 (parish B)

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