Rimavská Sobota District

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Rimavská Sobota District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Banská Bystrica Region
Area
 • Total1,471 km2 (568 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total82,970
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix047

Rimavská Sobota District (okres Rimavská Sobota) is a district in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

The district was first established in 1923 and from 1996 exists in its present borders. The population density is approximately half of Slovakia average. The seat is its biggest town Rimavská Sobota. District north is more industrial, while district south more agricultural area. Rimavská Sobota District consists of 107 municipalities, from which Rimavská Sobota, Hnúšťa and Tisovec have the town status.

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Coordinates: 48°23′0″N 20°1′6″E / 48.38333°N 20.01833°E / 48.38333; 20.01833