Prievidza District

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Prievidza District
Okres prievidza.png
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Trenčín Region
 • Total 960 km2 (370 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 139,442
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Telephone prefix 46

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.


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