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Location of Žilina District in the Zilina Region

Stráňavy is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. It lies below the mountain Polom.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1356. The coat-of-arms and the seal picture a bird feeding in a meadow.

Since 1598, the village has grown from 22 houses to 430 houses and counts presently 1,838 inhabitants. Stranavy has a well-developed social and technical infrastructure and pays much attention to tourism. There is a thermal bath (24-26°C), accommodation and food facilities.

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The municipality lies at an altitude of 420 metres and covers an area of 10.872 km². It has a population of about 1838 people.

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Coordinates: 49°11′N 18°49′E / 49.183°N 18.817°E / 49.183; 18.817