Orovnica

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Žarnovica District in the Banská Bystrica region

Orovnica is a village and municipality in the Žarnovica District, Banská Bystrica Region in Slovakia.

6: Banská Bystrica Region

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Slovak orovnať—to level (ground).[1] Orovnica—leveled ground. 1209 Varanza, 1525 Orownycza.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Krajčovič, Rudolf (2014). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (47)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (1): 23.

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Coordinates: 48°23′N 18°36′E / 48.383°N 18.600°E / 48.383; 18.600