Trenčianske Jastrabie

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Trenčianske Jastrabie (Hungarian: Ölved) is a village and municipality in Trenčín District in the Trenčín Region of northwestern Slovakia.

Names and etymology[edit]

The name comes from Slovak Jastrab (hawk). Jastrabie (1439 Jaztreby) — a place with many hawks and/or a place where hawks are trained for falconry.[1] Former official Slovak names were also Jastrabie pod Inovcom, Jastrabie pri Trenčíne, since 1946 Trenčianske Jastrabie.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in historical records in 1269.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 300 metres (980 ft) and covers an area of 12.254 km2 (4.731 sq mi). It has a population of about 1206 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2009). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (42)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (6): 347.

Coordinates: 48°48′N 18°07′E / 48.800°N 18.117°E / 48.800; 18.117