Leštiny

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Leštiny
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Dolný Kubín
Elevation 586 m (1,923 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′N 19°21′E / 49.183°N 19.350°E / 49.183; 19.350Coordinates: 49°11′N 19°21′E / 49.183°N 19.350°E / 49.183; 19.350
Area 6.939 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population 861
Density 124 / km2 (321 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1325
Postal code 026 01
Area code +421-43
Car plate DK
Location of Leštiny in Slovakia
Location of Leštiny in Slovakia
Location of Leštiny in the Žilina Region
Location of Leštiny in the Žilina Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Leštiny is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

The village contains an Evangelical church constructed in 1688-89 by local carpenters.[2]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1381.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 586 metres and covers an area of 6.939 km². It has a population of about 225 people.[1]

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