Ožďany

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Ožďany
Village
RK Kostol Ozdany.jpg
General view on Ožďany
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Rimavská Sobota
Elevation 213 m (699 ft)
Coordinates 48°23′N 19°54′E / 48.383°N 19.900°E / 48.383; 19.900Coordinates: 48°23′N 19°54′E / 48.383°N 19.900°E / 48.383; 19.900
Area 37.172 km2 (14.35 sq mi)
Population 1,629 (2011)
Density 44/km2 (114/sq mi)
First mentioned 1332
Postal code 980 11
Area code +421-47
Car plate RS
Location of Ožďany in Slovakia
Location of Ožďany in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.obecozdany.sk

Ožďany is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia. Local high school played an important role in the Slovak history, some important persons of Slovak literary and political life of the 19th century made their studies here, like Štefan Marko Daxner, Ján Botto and Ján Francisci-Rimavský. Nearby cities and villages : Hrnčiarske Zalužany, Husiná and Kružno. In the village are located gym hall, football pitch, kindergarten and elementary school. Most important sightseeings are evangelical and Roman Catholic church, manor houses and historical mill.

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