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Bešeňová is a village and municipality in Ružomberok District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. It is famous for a hot spring water park attracting thousands of visitors all year round.

Bešeňová
Village
Water park in Bešeňová
Water park in Bešeňová
Coat of arms of Bešeňová
Coat of arms
Bešeňová is located in Slovakia
Bešeňová
Bešeňová
Location of Bešeňová in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°06′N 19°27′E / 49.100°N 19.450°E / 49.100; 19.450Coordinates: 49°06′N 19°27′E / 49.100°N 19.450°E / 49.100; 19.450
CountrySlovakia
RegionŽilina
DistrictRužomberok
First mentioned1279
Area
 • Total4.296 km2 (1.659 sq mi)
Elevation
512 m (1,680 ft)
Population
 (2004-12-31)
 • Total388
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal code
034 83
Area code(s)+421-44
Car plateRK
Websitewww.obecbesenova.sk

HistoryEdit

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1503.

GeographyEdit

The municipality lies at an altitude of 512 metres and covers an area of 4.297km². It has a population of about 390 people.

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