Vydrník

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Vydrník
Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 756 m (2,480 ft)
Coordinates 49°00′04″N 20°24′15″E / 49.00111°N 20.40417°E / 49.00111; 20.40417Coordinates: 49°00′04″N 20°24′15″E / 49.00111°N 20.40417°E / 49.00111; 20.40417
Area 4.960247 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 1,088 (31 December 2010)
Density 219 / km2 (567 / sq mi)
Postal code 059 14
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Vydrník in Slovakia
Location of Vydrník in Slovakia
Location of Vydrník in the Prešov Region
Location of Vydrník in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Vydrník
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.vydrnik.e-obce.sk

Vydrník is a village and large municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1294. It once had a lumber mill, which employed part of the inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an elevation of 610 metres (2,000 ft) and covers an area of 4.96 km² (1.92 mi²). It has a population of about 970 people.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Part of the locals work in industrial facilities in Svit and Poprad. The cultural sightseeing is a classical church from the 19th century. Also due to its trainstop is village a startpoint for the tourists who spend their time in Slovenský raj mountain range.

References[edit]

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

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