Zborov nad Bystricou

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Zborov nad Bystricou
Village
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Zborov nad Bystricou
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Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Čadca
Tourism region Kysuce
River Kysuca
Elevation 419 m (1,375 ft)
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
Area 18,700 km2 (7,220.110 sq mi)
Population 2,291 (2006-12-31)
Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
First mentioned 1662
Mayor Jozef Čička
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 023 03
Area code +421 41
Car plate CA
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Žilina Region
Location in the Žilina Region
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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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