Krásnohorské Podhradie

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Krásnohorské Podhradie
Village
Krásna Hôrka Castle above the village
Krásna Hôrka Castle above the village
Krásnohorské Podhradie is located in Slovakia
Krásnohorské Podhradie
Krásnohorské Podhradie
Location of Krásnohorské Podhradie in Slovakia
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
CountrySlovakia
RegionKošice
DistrictRožňava
First mentioned1322
Area
 • Total23.17 km2 (8.95 sq mi)
Population
(2004-12-31)
 • Total2,476
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal code
049 41
Area code(s)+421-58
Car plateRV
Websitewww.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 a Slovak and Roma minority [1]. The town is dominated by its namesake, the iconic 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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