Oščadnica

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Oščadnica
Village
Manor in the village
Manor in the village
Oščadnica is located in Slovakia
Oščadnica
Oščadnica
Location of Oščadnica in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°26′N 18°53′E / 49.433°N 18.883°E / 49.433; 18.883Coordinates: 49°26′N 18°53′E / 49.433°N 18.883°E / 49.433; 18.883
CountrySlovakia
RegionŽilina
DistrictČadca
First mentioned1712
Area
 • Total58.633 km2 (22.638 sq mi)
Elevation474 m (1,555 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)
 • Total5,699
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Postal code023 01
Area code(s)+421-41
Car plateCA

Oščadnica is a village and municipality in Čadca District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. The village is now a well known touristic resort, offering private apartments and agrobusiness. During the winter a ski resort Oščadnica-Veľká Rača is a popular destination.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1712.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 474 metres and covers an area of 58.634km². It has a population of about 5,700 people.