Sklené, Turčianske Teplice District

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Location of Sklene in Slovakia and in the Zilina Region

Sklené is a village and municipality in Turčianske Teplice District in the Žilina Region of northern central Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1360. Until the end of World War II his village was called Glaserhau and populated mostly by German Catholic farmers who had originally migrated here in the 1400 as gold miners.

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Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 588 metres and covers an area of 40.502 km². It has a population of about 788 people.

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Coordinates: 48°47′N 18°50′E / 48.783°N 18.833°E / 48.783; 18.833