Podhorany, Kežmarok District

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Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Coordinates 49°14′23″N 20°28′47″E / 49.23972°N 20.47972°E / 49.23972; 20.47972Coordinates: 49°14′23″N 20°28′47″E / 49.23972°N 20.47972°E / 49.23972; 20.47972
Area 11.020263 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 2,333 (2010-12-31)
Density 212/km2 (549/sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 93
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia

Podhorany is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.[1]


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1235. Former German name of Podhorany is Maltern.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 598 metres and covers an area of 11.02 km². It has a population of about 2300 people.


According to 2010 census total population had been 2333. In the village is sizeable Roma nationality, which had been claimed by 949 inhabitants, which is ca. 41% of the total population. In 2010 there had been 1165 males and 1166 females, what is ca. 50% for both.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village is foodstuff store, train stop, elementary school and a pub. Cultural sightseeings are gothic Roman Catholic and classical evangelical churches.


  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 

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