Hlohovec District

Hlohovec District (okres Hlohovec) is a district in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.[1] District is located on a valley lowlands of Váh river. In its current borders had been established in 1996. Most important economy branches are production of metallurgy products and the pharmaceutical industry. Its administrative seat is town Hlohovec. District is important for its transport location, Leopoldov is a railway hub and a D1 motorway connects the district area to Trnava, Bratislava and other Slovak regions. Hlohovec district consists of 24 municipalities, in two of them are towns.

Hlovovec District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Trnava Region
Area
 • Total267 km2 (103 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total45,247
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix33

MunicipalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ústredný portál verejnej správy Slovenskej republiky. "Okres Hlohovec". Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic. Retrieved 2012-08-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 48°25′N 17°45′E / 48.417°N 17.750°E / 48.417; 17.750