Nitrianske Pravno

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Nitrianske Pravno
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Nitrianske Pravno
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Prievidza
River Nitra
Elevation 348 m (1,142 ft)
Coordinates 48°52′00″N 18°38′00″E / 48.86667°N 18.63333°E / 48.86667; 18.63333Coordinates: 48°52′00″N 18°38′00″E / 48.86667°N 18.63333°E / 48.86667; 18.63333
Area 31.195 km2 (12 sq mi)
Population 3,141 (31 December 2006)
Density 101/km2 (262/sq mi)
First mentioned 1393
Mayor Jozef Balčirák
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 972 13
Phone prefix 421-46
Car plate PD
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Trenčín Region
Location in the Trenčín Region
Wikimedia Commons: Nitrianske Pravno
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Nitrianske Pravno (until 1946 Nemecké Právno, German: Deutschproben / Deutsch Pranno, Hungarian: Németpróna) is a village and municipality in Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1393. In 1430 it is mentioned as a small town, belonging to the Bojnice Castle, with a gold mining nearby. It was prosperous in the 15th century, but as the 16th century came, it slowly began to decay, as the mines were exhausted and with many uprisings taking place at that time. It was degraded in 1886 from town status to large municipality status.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 348 metres and covers an area of 31.195 km². It has a population of about 3180 people. The municipality lies in the upper Nitra River valley region, 12 km north of Prievidza.


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