Žilina District

Žilina District (Slovak: Okres Žilina) is an okres (district) of the Žilina Region in north-western Slovakia. The district was first established in 1923. Its present borders date from 1996. The heart of the district is the Váh and Rajec river valleys. Urbanization has led to the district's becoming one of Slovakia's most highly developed areas.

Žilina District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Žilina Region
Area
 • Total815 km2 (315 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total156,411
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)

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Coordinates: 49°13′15″N 18°44′26″E / 49.22083°N 18.74056°E / 49.22083; 18.74056