Nová Sedlica

Nová Sedlica (Hungarian: Újszék; Rusyn: Новоселіця, Novosedlitsia; Ukrainian: Нова Седлиця, Nova sedlytsia) is the easternmost village and municipality in Slovakia (the easternmost point is the Mt. Kremenec, the tripoint Slovakia-Ukraine-Poland is located at its summit), in Snina District in the Prešov Region.

Nová Sedlica
Municipality
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Nová Sedlica is located in Prešov Region
Nová Sedlica
Nová Sedlica
Location of Nová Sedlica in the Prešov Region
Nová Sedlica is located in Slovakia
Nová Sedlica
Nová Sedlica
Location of Nová Sedlica in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°05′N 22°34′E / 49.083°N 22.567°E / 49.083; 22.567Coordinates: 49°05′N 22°34′E / 49.083°N 22.567°E / 49.083; 22.567
Country Slovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictSnina
First mentioned1630
Area
 • Total32.80[2] km2 (12.66[2] sq mi)
Elevation
389[3] m (1,276[3] ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total244[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
067 68[3]
Area code+421 57[3]
Car plateSV
Websitewww.obecnovasedlica.sk

The village, situated in the buffer zone of the Poloniny National Park, offers easy access to most of the National Park's hiking trails. Stužica, a component of the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians UNESCO World Heritage Site is also close to the village.

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1630. The municipality lies at an altitude of 421 metres and covers an area of 32.806 km². According to the 2013 census it had 293 inhabitants. The closest town is Snina, 43 km away.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Počet obyvateľov podľa pohlavia - obce (ročne)". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  2. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce [om7014rr_ukaz: Rozloha (Štvorcový meter)]". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  3. ^ a b c d "Základná charakteristika". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  4. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.

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