Margecany

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Margecany
Village
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Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Gelnica
Elevation 330 m (1,083 ft)
Coordinates 48°52′N 21°04′E / 48.867°N 21.067°E / 48.867; 21.067Coordinates: 48°52′N 21°04′E / 48.867°N 21.067°E / 48.867; 21.067
Population 2,020 (2004-12-31)
Postal code 055 01
Area code +421-53
Car plate GL
Location of Margecany in Slovakia
Location of Margecany in Slovakia
Location of Margecany in the Košice Region
Location of Margecany in the Košice Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.margecany.sk

Margecany is a village and municipality in the Gelnica District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.[1] Total municipality population was in 2011 1964 inhabitants.[2] Margecany is a very important railway junction situated on the main railway corridor (Košice–Bohumín Railway) connecting Košice with Žilina and Bratislava. Ružín reservoir regulates rivers Hornád and Hnilec. Technical attractions are the tunnels Bujanov and Harmanec.

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