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Names and etymology
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. Former official Slovak names were also Jastrabie pod Inovcom, Jastrabie pri Trenčíne, since 1946 Trenčianske Jastrabie.
The village was first mentioned in historical records in 1269.
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.
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