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Veľký Lipník

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Veľký Lipník
Village
Veľký Lipník
Veľký Lipník
Veľký Lipník
Location of Veľký Lipník in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°22′N 20°31′E / 49.367°N 20.517°E / 49.367; 20.517Coordinates: 49°22′N 20°31′E / 49.367°N 20.517°E / 49.367; 20.517
CountrySlovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictStará Ľubovňa
First mentioned1338
Area
 • Total27.513 km2 (10.623 sq mi)
Elevation
580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 • Total1,010
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)

Veľký Lipník (Ukrainian: Великий Липник, Ukrainian: Великий Липник, Hungarian: Nagyhársas) is a former Lemko village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia. The village is traditionally inhabited by Rusyny/Ruthenians , as one of their westernmost settlements. There is Greek Catholic church built in 1794.

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1338. In the 15th or 16th century Vlachs settled here, and Slavs [1] Local Rusyns had prior to World War I many relationships with Lemkos from Ruś Szlachtowska.[1]

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 580 metres and covers an area of 27.513 km². It has a population of about 1010 people.

References

  1. ^ a b Józef Nyka (2010). Pieniny. Przewodnik. Latchorzew. p. 119. ISBN 978-83-60078-09-9.



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