Stráňavy

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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.

History[edit]

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.

Web Pages[edit]

http://www.stranavy.sk only in slovak language

Geography[edit]

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.

External links[edit]

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