Sabinov District

Sabinov District (okres Sabinov) is a district in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia.[1] It lies on the highlands of Šarišská vrchovina. The district had been established in 1923 and from 1996 exists in its present borders. Food, pharmaceutical and clothing industry and located foremost in its towns and Šarišské Michaľany. In the district are three recreational centers, mainly used during winter and skiing season. Overall, the district suffers from the high unemployment rate. In Sabinov district are 43 municipalities, in two of them are towns.

Sabinov District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Prešov Region
Area
 • Total484 km2 (187 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total54,067
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix51

MunicipalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 49°6′10″N 21°5′52″E / 49.10278°N 21.09778°E / 49.10278; 21.09778