Zázrivá

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Zázrivá
Village
Zázrivá, Biela.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Dolný Kubín
Tourism region Orava
Elevation 600 m (1,969 ft)
Coordinates 49°16′30″N 19°9′0″E / 49.27500°N 19.15000°E / 49.27500; 19.15000Coordinates: 49°16′30″N 19°9′0″E / 49.27500°N 19.15000°E / 49.27500; 19.15000
Area 67.25 km2 (25.965 sq mi)
Population 2,785 (2005)
Density 41/km2 (106/sq mi)
First mentioned 1556
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 027 05
Area code +421-43
Car plate DK
Location of Zázrivá in Slovakia
Location of Zázrivá in Slovakia
Location of Zázrivá in the Žilina Region
Location of Zázrivá in the Žilina Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS[dead link]
Website: http://www.zazriva.com

Zázrivá is a village and municipality in Dolný Kubín District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. It is located in the Orava region, around 35 km from Žilina and 20 km from Dolný Kubín[1] It was first mentioned in 1556.

Etymology[edit]

The name means "envied" (a village envied by others).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ D B City.com, retrieved 8 Oct. 2012
  2. ^ Majtán, Milan (2003). "Adjektívum zázrivý - proprium Zázrivá v slovenčine" [The adjective zázrivý - the proprium Zázrivá in the Slovak language]. Slovenská reč. Jazykovedný ústav Ľudovíta Štúra SAV (6): 336. 

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