Runina

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Runina
Village
Runina village from Saddle under Durkovec
Runina village from Saddle under Durkovec
Runina is located in Slovakia
Runina
Runina
Location of Runina in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°09′N 22°24′E / 49.150°N 22.400°E / 49.150; 22.400Coordinates: 49°09′N 22°24′E / 49.150°N 22.400°E / 49.150; 22.400
CountrySlovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictSnina
Founded1569
Government
 • MayorMarián Regula
Area
 • Total22.198 km2 (8.571 sq mi)
Elevation
560 m (1,840 ft)
Population
(2013-12-31)
 • Total75
 • Density3.4/km2 (8.8/sq mi)
Postal code
067 65
Area code(s)+421-057
Car plateSV
Websitewww.runina.wbl.sk

Runina is a village and municipality in Snina District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia. The first written reference of the village dates back to 1569. The municipality lies at an altitude of 550 metres and covers an area of 22.198 km². According to the 2013 census it had a population of 75 inhabitants.

The village situated in the buffer zone of the Poloniny National Park offers easy access to most of the National Park's hiking trails. Stužica, a component of the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians UNESCO World Heritage Site is also close to the village.

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