Zázrivá

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Zázrivá
Village
Zázrivá, Biela.jpg
Zázrivá is located in Slovakia
Zázrivá
Zázrivá
Location of Zázrivá in Slovakia
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
CountrySlovakia
RegionŽilina
DistrictDolný Kubín
First mentioned1556
Area
 • Total67.25 km2 (25.97 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,785
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
027 05
Area code(s)+421-43
Car plateDK
Websitehttp://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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