Strečno village viewed from Strečno castle
|Elevation||360 m (1,181 ft)|
|Area||13.175 km2 (5.087 sq mi)|
|Density||201/km2 (521/sq mi)|
|Postal code||013 24|
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Strečno is a village and municipality in the Žilina District in the Žilina Region in North Slovakia. It is located by the Váh River in the Malá Fatra Mts. Situated 7 km east from Žilina, Strečno is most famous for its gothic castle ruins.
During World War II, participants of the Slovak National Uprising and German Army clashed in brutal battles in the gorges of Strečno.
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