Rimavská Baňa

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Rimavská Baňa
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Rimavská Sobota
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Coordinates 48°30′N 19°56′E / 48.500°N 19.933°E / 48.500; 19.933Coordinates: 48°30′N 19°56′E / 48.500°N 19.933°E / 48.500; 19.933
Area 26.214 km2 (10.12 sq mi)
Population 534 (2011)
Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
First mentioned 1334
Postal code 980 53
Area code +421-47
Car plate RS
Rimavská Baňa is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Rimavská Baňa
Location of Rimavská Baňa in the Banská Bystrica Region
Rimavská Baňa is located in Slovakia
Rimavská Baňa
Rimavská Baňa (Slovakia)
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.obecrimavskabana.sk/l

Rimavská Baňa is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia. The name of the village means Mine of the Rimava region and is a commemoration of the mining history of the region. Although mining is for some centuries not present, the village is a home to one of the nicest decorated church in the region. Protestant church from the 13th century was several times rebuilt, in its present form it has baroque features. It contains Gothic wall paintings, painted wooden matroneum from 1726 and painted wooden ceiling.

The village is a birthplace of Juraj Palkovič, Slovak politician, professor and teacher od Ľudovít Štúr.

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