Preserved peasant house in Záhorská Bystrica
|Area||33.298 km2 (12.856 sq mi)|
|Density||75/km2 (194/sq mi)|
|Postal code||841 06|
|Car plate||BA, BL|
Záhorská Bystrica (German: Bisternitz, Hungarian: Pozsonybeszterce) is a borough of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, part of the Bratislava IV district. It is a small borough with preserved peasants' houses and more recent modern villas and estates. The first preserved written account of the settlement dates to 1208 under the name Bisztric. Croatian settlement here dates to 1520. The settlement became a part of Bratislava on January 1, 1972. The borough lies on the foothills of the Pezinok Carpahtians, part of the Little Carpathians mountain range.
Záhorská Bystrica features a baroque parish building, Roman-Catholic Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul from 1834, Chapel of Saint John of Nepomuk from 1896, Chapel of Saints Cosmas and Damian from 1839, Chapel of Virgin Mary of Lourdes from 1913 and Chapel of Saint Vendelin. The borough is home to Slovakia's major TV station, TV Markíza.
- Official website (in Slovak)
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