Muráň

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Muráň
Village
Cigánka hill (935 m) above the village, with the ruins of the Muráň Castle
Cigánka hill (935 m) above the village, with the ruins of the Muráň Castle
Muráň is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Muráň
Muráň
Location of Muráň in the Banská Bystrica Region
Muráň is located in Slovakia
Muráň
Muráň
Muráň (Slovakia)
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
CountrySlovakia
RegionBanská Bystrica
DistrictRevúca
First mentioned1321
Area
 • Total103.154 km2 (39.828 sq mi)
Elevation
385 m (1,263 ft)
Population
(2005-12-31)
 • Total1,250
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Postal code
049 01
Area code(s)+421-47
Car plateRA
Websitewww.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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