Zborov nad Bystricou

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Zborov nad Bystricou
Village
Zborov nad Bystricou
Zborov nad Bystricou
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Zborov nad Bystricou is located in Slovakia
Zborov nad Bystricou
Zborov nad Bystricou
Location in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°22′58″N 18°52′55″E / 49.38278°N 18.88194°E / 49.38278; 18.88194Coordinates: 49°22′58″N 18°52′55″E / 49.38278°N 18.88194°E / 49.38278; 18.88194
CountrySlovakia
RegionŽilina
DistrictČadca
First mentioned1662
Government
 • MayorJozef Čička
Area
 • Total18,700 km2 (7,200 sq mi)
Elevation
419 m (1,375 ft)
Population
(2006-12-31)
 • Total2,291
 • Density0.12/km2 (0.32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
023 03
Area code(s)+421 41
Car plateCA
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Zborov nad Bystricou is a village and municipality in Čadca District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1662. Before 1918 the official name was Felsozboró, or only Zboró. The total population in 1910 was 1,607 which included mostly Roman Catholic Slovaks. The region was devastated by the attacks of Tartars in the 13th century and the first settlers came here after 1400AD (Stara Bystrica). Zborov nad Bystricou were founded by the Valach colonists in the 15th century.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 420 metres and covers an area of 18.709 km². It has a population of about 2290 people.

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