Muráň

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Muráň
Village
Ciganka muranska planina.JPG
Cigánka hill (935 m) above the village, with the ruins of the Muráň Castle
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Revúca
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Coordinates 48°44′30″N 20°03′00″E / 48.74167°N 20.05000°E / 48.74167; 20.05000Coordinates: 48°44′30″N 20°03′00″E / 48.74167°N 20.05000°E / 48.74167; 20.05000
Area 103.154 km2 (39.828 sq mi)
Population 1,250 (2005-12-31)
Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
First mentioned 1321
Postal code 049 01
Area code +421-47
Car plate RA
Muráň is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Muráň
Location of Muráň in the Banská Bystrica Region
Muráň is located in Slovakia
Muráň
Muráň (Slovakia)
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.muran.sk

Muráň (earlier Podmuráň, German: Untermuran, Hungarian: Murányalja) is a village and municipality in Revúca District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village is located around 9 km north of Revúca, in the Muráň river valley. The Muráň Plateau is located north and west of the village, with the governing body of the Muránska planina National Park seated in the village. There is a local railway track from Plešivec (Rožňava District) ending in Muráň.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1321 as a settlement under the Muráň Castle.

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