Hranovnica

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Hranovnica
Municipality
Hranovnica (1).jpg
Hranovnica, look at summer cottages part
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 610 m (2,001 ft)
Coordinates 48°59′15″N 20°18′29″E / 48.98750°N 20.30806°E / 48.98750; 20.30806
Area 32.661731 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population 2,866 (31 December 2010)
Density 88 / km2 (228 / sq mi)
Founded 1294 first mentioned
Postal code 059 16
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Batizovce in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Hranovnica
Statistics: [1]

Hranovnica is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

History[]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1294.

Geography[]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 613 metres and covers an area of 32.662km². It has a population of about 2860 people.

Infrastructure and economy[]

Hranovnica is one of the startpoints to Slovenský raj mountain area. The village has a good tourist infrastructure. Cultural sightseeings are Roman Catholic and evangelical churches, both built or reconstructed in classical style.

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