Žiar nad Hronom District

Žiar nad Hronom District (Slovak: okres Žiar nad Hronom) is a district in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia. Until 1918, the district was part of the county of Tekov.

Žiar nad Hronom District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Banská Bystrica Region
Area
 • Total518 km2 (200 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total48,053
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix45

MunicipalitiesEdit

The names in bold represent towns.


Coordinates: 48°35′18″N 18°50′58″E / 48.58833°N 18.84944°E / 48.58833; 18.84944