|• Mayor||Marian Alberta|
|• Total||15.873 km2 (6.129 sq mi)|
|Elevation||566 m (1,857 ft)|
|• Density||13/km2 (33/sq mi)|
The gothic Roman Catholic church of St, Florian is located in the center of the village.
During winter Bystra is mainly popular for ice-skating and winter walks. Until the 2010s Bystra also had its own ski slope. During winter the competition for the tastiest sausage is held in Bystra.
During summer the main touristic attractions are hiking and visits to the caves. There are two caves in Bystra:
- Bystrianska cave
- Cave of dead bats
- František Švantner, writer
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1923 (parish B)