Vršatské Podhradie

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Vršatské Podhradie

Vršatské Podhradie (Hungarian: Oroszlánkő) is a village and municipality in Ilava District in the Trenčín Region of north-western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1439.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 650 metres and covers an area of 13.430 km². It has a population of about 249 people.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

There is a hotel (Hotel Vrsatec) located by the Vrsatec cliffs that provides employment for the village residents.

notable personalities[edit]

  • Anton Svoboda, pedagogue, schoolman

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°04′N 18°09′E / 49.067°N 18.150°E / 49.067; 18.150