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Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 676 m (2,218 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′20″N 20°23′00″E / 49.18889°N 20.38333°E / 49.18889; 20.38333Coordinates: 49°11′20″N 20°23′00″E / 49.18889°N 20.38333°E / 49.18889; 20.38333
Area 6.340698 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 2,764 (2010-12-31)
Density 436/km2 (1,129/sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 76
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia
Website: http://rakusy.sk

Rakúsy is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.[1]


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1288.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 704 metres and covers an area of 6.341 km². It has a population of about 2700 people.


According to 2010 census total population had been 2764. In the village is sizeable Roma nationality, which had been claimed by 1668 inhabitants, which is ca. 60% of the total population. In 2010 there had been 1443 males and 1321 females.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village is football pitch, public library, elementary school, foodstuff store and a pub. Cultural sightseeings are evangelical and Roman Catholic churches and a manor house.


  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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