Slovenská Ves

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Slovenská Ves
Village
Slovenska Ves kostel1.JPG
View on the main street
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 647 m (2,123 ft)
Coordinates 49°13′30″N 20°25′30″E / 49.22500°N 20.42500°E / 49.22500; 20.42500Coordinates: 49°13′30″N 20°25′30″E / 49.22500°N 20.42500°E / 49.22500; 20.42500
Area 22.440104 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population 1,862 (2010)
Density 83/km2 (215/sq mi)
First mentioned 1311
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 02
Area code 052
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
Location in the Prešov Region
Statistics: [1]
Website: http://slovenskaves.e-obce.sk

Slovenská Ves is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 650 metres and covers an area of 22.4 km2. It has a population of 1862 inhabitants.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1311. It had been also known under the name Windschendorf.[2]

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In the village there are several sport clubs, like table tennis, or football. In Slovenská Ves there is also a ski lift and a gym hall. Gothic Roman Catholic church and a classistic manor house are the most important cultural attractions for sightseeing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Tab. 1 Obyvateľstvo trvalo bývajúce v obciach SR podľa veku a pohlavia, SODB 2011. Retrieved 11.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "E-obce.sk Slovensko". Slovenská Ves, Základné údaje. Retrieved 11.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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