Vígľaš

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Vígľaš
Municipality
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Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Detva
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Coordinates 48°34′N 19°18′E / 48.567°N 19.300°E / 48.567; 19.300Coordinates: 48°34′N 19°18′E / 48.567°N 19.300°E / 48.567; 19.300
Area 32.095 km2 (12.39 sq mi)
Population 1,663 (2004-12-31)
Density 52/km2 (135/sq mi)
First mentioned 1393
Postal code 962 02
Area code +421-45
Car plate DT
Vígľaš is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Vígľaš
Location of Vígľaš in the Banská Bystrica Region
Vígľaš is located in Slovakia
Vígľaš
Vígľaš (Slovakia)
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Vígľaš is a village and municipality in Detva District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

The name is of Hungarian origin: vég les (Weegles 1395), free translation "at the end", "a tree stand at the edge". The name was motivated by a royal hunting ground.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2005). Živé kroniky slovenských dejín [Living Chronicles of the Slovak History] (in Slovak). Bratislava: Literárne informačné centrum. p. 89. ISBN 80-88878-99-3.

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