Krásnohorské Podhradie

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Krásnohorské Podhradie
Village
Hrad Krasna Horka.jpg
Krásna Hôrka Castle above the village
Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Rožňava
Coordinates 48°39′N 20°36′E / 48.650°N 20.600°E / 48.650; 20.600Coordinates: 48°39′N 20°36′E / 48.650°N 20.600°E / 48.650; 20.600
Area 23.17 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population 2,476 (2004-12-31)
Density 107/km2 (277/sq mi)
First mentioned 1322
Postal code 049 41
Area code +421-58
Car plate RV
Location of Krásnohorské Podhradie in Slovakia
Location of Krásnohorské Podhradie in Slovakia
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.krasnohorskepodhradie.sk

Krásnohorské Podhradie (Hungarian: Krasznahorkaváralja) is a village and municipality in the Rožňava District in the Košice Region of middle-eastern Slovakia.

The town has a relative Hungarian majority and an Slovak and Roma minority [1]. The town is dominated by its namesake, the iconic Slovak Castle of Krásna Hôrka.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1322.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 369 metres and covers an area of 23.171 km². It has a population of about 2,480 people.

Culture[edit]

The village has a public library, a football pitch, and an iconic Slovak Castle of Krásna Hôrka. The castle was burned down in 2012.[1]

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