Prievidza District

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Prievidza District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Trenčín Region
Area
 • Total960 km2 (370 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total139,442
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix46

Prievidza District (Slovak: okres Prievidza, Hungarian: Privigyei járás) is a district in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia. Until 1918, the district was mostly part of the county of Kingdom of Hungary of Nyitra, apart from a small area in the south west around Handlová which formed part of the county of Bars.

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Coordinates: 48°46′23″N 18°37′20″E / 48.77306°N 18.62222°E / 48.77306; 18.62222