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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.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1295.


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.


  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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