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Lesnica (Slovakia)

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Lesnica
Village
Local church
Lesnica
Lesnica
Location of Lesnica in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°24′00″N 20°28′00″E / 49.40000°N 20.46667°E / 49.40000; 20.46667Coordinates: 49°24′00″N 20°28′00″E / 49.40000°N 20.46667°E / 49.40000; 20.46667
CountrySlovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictStará Ľubovňa
First mentioned1297
Area
 • Total14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation
485 m (1,591 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total504
 • Density35/km2 (89/sq mi)

Lesnica (Hungarian: Erdős, Lesnicz) is a large village and municipality in the Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1297.

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 485 metres.


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