Turzovka


Turzovka

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name = Turzovka
category = Town
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country = Slovakia
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region = Žilina Region
district = Čadca District
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parent = Severné Považie
parent_type = Tourism region
river = Kysuca
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elevation = 471
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lat_d =49 | lat_m =24 | lat_s =10 | lat_NS =N
long_d =18 | long_m =37 | long_s =19 | long_EW =E
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area = 34.911
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population =7785 | population_date = 2005-12-31
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established = 1598
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mayor = Miroslav Rejda
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map_caption = Location of Turzovka in Slovakia
map_background = Slovakia - background map.png map_locator = Slovakia
map1 = Žilina Region - outline map.svg
map1_caption = Location of Turzovka in the Žilina Region
map1_background = Žilina Region - background map.png map1_locator = Žilina Region
statistics = [http://www.statistics.sk/mosmis/eng/prvav2.jsp?txtUroven430502&lstObec509507&Okruhzaklad MOŠ/MIS]
website = http://www.mestoturzovka.sk
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Turzovka ( _hu. Turzófalva) is a town in the Čadca District, Žilina Region in north-western Slovakia.

History

The present-day town was established in 1598 by a palatine of the Thurzo family. It gained town status in 1968.

Geography

Turzovka lies at an altitude of convert|471|m|ft|0 above sea level and covers an area of convert|34.911|km2|sqmi|1|lk=on.It lies in the Kysuca river valley, surrounded by the mountain ranges of Beskydy and Javorníky.

Demographics

According to the 2001 census, the town had 7,854 inhabitants. 96.47% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 0.98% Czech and 0.36% Roma.cite web | title = Municipal Statistics | publisher = Statistical Office of the Slovak republic | url = http://www.statistics.sk/mosmis/eng/run.html | accessdate = 2008-01-30] The religious make-up was 94.37% Roman Catholics, 1.86% people with no religious affiliation, and 0.27% Lutherans.

References

External links

* [http://www.mestoturzovka.sk Town website]


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