Rajecká Lesná

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Rajecká Lesná

Rajecká Lesná is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1474. Rajecka Lesna has been a place of pilgrimage since the 15th century. The greatest pilgrimage takes place on September 8, the feast of Virgin Mary's Nativity.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 513 metres and covers an area of 39.264 km². It has a population of about 1300 people.

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Coordinates: 49°03′N 18°39′E / 49.050°N 18.650°E / 49.050; 18.650