Podkonice

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Podkonice
Village
Podkonice is located in Slovakia
Podkonice
Podkonice
Location of Podkonice in Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°48′N 19°15′E / 48.800°N 19.250°E / 48.800; 19.250Coordinates: 48°48′N 19°15′E / 48.800°N 19.250°E / 48.800; 19.250
CountrySlovakia
RegionBanská Bystrica
DistrictBanská Bystrica
First mentioned1340
Area
 • Total27.49 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Elevation
529 m (1,736 ft)
Population
 (2013-12-31)
 • Total877
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Postal code
976 41
Area code(s)+421-48
Car plateBB

Podkonice is a village and municipality in Banská Bystrica District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

Slovak konica (archaic) - a stable or a shelter for shoeing horses. Podkonica - a nearby location. Koknicze 1340, Podkonicze 1441, Potkonycz 1528, Potkonicz 1773, Podkonice 1920.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1340.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 529 metres and covers an area of 28.476 km². It has a population of about 877 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2015). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (49)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (1): 29.

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