Vernár

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Vernár
Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 765 m (2,510 ft)
Coordinates 48°55′04″N 20°16′13″E / 48.91778°N 20.27028°E / 48.91778; 20.27028Coordinates: 48°55′04″N 20°16′13″E / 48.91778°N 20.27028°E / 48.91778; 20.27028
Area 52.880281 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population 599 (31 December 2010)
Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Postal code 059 17
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Vernár in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Vernár
Statistics: [1]

Vernár is a village and large municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1] It lies between Low Tatras and Slovenský raj mountain ranges.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1295.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 765 metres and covers an area of 52.901 km². It has a population of about 600 people.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In a village is football club, chess club and a ski-lift area. Cultural sightseeings are classical church from the 19th century and well preserved folk architecture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 12, 2013. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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