Poltár District

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Poltár District
Okres poltar.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Banská Bystrica Region
 • Total 505 km2 (195 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,594
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Telephone prefix 47

Poltár District (okres Poltár) is a district in the south of the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.[1] It was established in 1996. In its present borders exists from 2002, when municipalities Pinciná and Nové Hony were assigned to the Lučenec District. It is the sixth smallest district in Slovakia. Poltár District consists of 22 municipalities, from which one has a town status.



Coordinates: 48°25′56″N 19°47′36″E / 48.43222°N 19.79333°E / 48.43222; 19.79333