Neha Patil (Editor)

Hriňová

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
- summer (DST)  CEST (UTC+2)
Local time  Wednesday 10:31 PM
Area  126.5 km²
Hriňová httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Weather  2°C, Wind NW at 10 km/h, 76% Humidity
Region krajs  Detva District, Banská Bystrica Region
Points of interest  Vodopád Bystrého potoka, Kalamárka, Melichova skala, Jánošíkova skala, Zadná Poľana

Hriňová (German: Hrinau; Hungarian: Herencsvölgy) is a town in the Detva District of central Slovakia.

Contents

Map of 962 05 Hri%C5%88ov%C3%A1, Slovakia

Etymology

The name is derived from a dialect word for horseradish. Slovak: chren - a horseradish, dialect: hriň (noun), hriňová (fem. adjective).

Geography

The town is located on the Slatina river, under the Poľana mountains. It is located app. 13 km (8.08 mi) from Detva and 40 km (24.85 mi) from Zvolen. A dam is located above the town.

History

At first, the town was a part of Detva municipality, which arose in the 17th century. In 1891, Hriňová became a separate municipality from Detva. It has town status since 1 January 1989.

Demographics

According to the 2001 census, the town had 8,289 inhabitants. 98.56% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 0.42% Czechs and 0.35% Roma. The religious make-up was 88.85% Roman Catholics, 6.19% people with no religious affiliation and 2.10% Lutherans.

References

Hriňová Wikipedia


Similar Topics
27 Mavalli Circle
Bahareh Kian Afshar
Akram Mohammadi
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L