Lozorno

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Lozorno
Village
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Church
Country Slovakia
Region Bratislava
District Malacky
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Coordinates 48°20′04″N 17°02′30″E / 48.33444°N 17.04167°E / 48.33444; 17.04167Coordinates: 48°20′04″N 17°02′30″E / 48.33444°N 17.04167°E / 48.33444; 17.04167
Area 44.57 km2 (17.21 sq mi)
Population 2,941 (2009-11-04)
Density 66/km2 (171/sq mi)
First mentioned 1438
Mayor Ľubomír Hubek
Postal code 900 55
Area code +421-2
Car plate MA
Location of Lozorno in Slovakia
Location of Lozorno in Slovakia
Location of Lozorno in the Bratislava Region
Location of Lozorno in the Bratislava Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.lozorno.sk

Lozorno is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Malacky District in the Bratislava region. Lozorno lies near the western slopes of the Small Carpathians in the southern Záhorská lowlands. In the center of the village is the Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria, which dates from 1629. The village is also home to old monument statues of St. Florian and St. John of Nepomuk.

Above the village there is a lake which emerges from a "Dry Creek" through the village. Every year Lozorno residents or neighbors from surrounding villages gather to engage in fishing pursuits. Above this water reservoir is a trail that leads through the beautiful landscape of the Little Carpathians in Košariská, which belongs to the municipality.

Lozorno has several restaurants and pubs as well as a three-star hotel that provides accommodation and restaurant services.

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Sport in Lozorno[edit]

Lozorno has a popular golf course, widely used by citizens of Bratislava, as well as tennis courts. Football in Lozorno is represented by ŠK Lozorno football club, based at the local football stadium with a capacity of 850 people. The team plays in the western division of the 3rd Slovak Football league. The club has prep, junior and men squads. Lozorno is also known for the local hockey team Lozorski Orli (Lozorno Eagles), playing in Bratislava´s local hockey ball league. The hockey ball stadium has a capacity of 150 and is located in the football stadium complex.

There is also a popular shooting range in Lozorno, mostly used by shooting clubs and individuals for sport shooting, but also for entertainment shooting and even as a training centre for police forces.

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