Podkonice

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Podkonice
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Banská Bystrica
Elevation 529 m (1,736 ft)
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
Area 27.49 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population 877 (2013-12-31)
Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
First mentioned 1340
Postal code 976 41
Area code +421-48
Car plate BB
Location of Podkonice in Slovakia
Location of Podkonice in Slovakia
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

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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