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Jasenica
Hungarian: Jeszence
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Location of Považská Bystrica District in Trenčín Region



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Location of Považská Bystrica District in Trenčín Region



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Location of Jasenica in Trenčín
Coordinates: 49°10′47″N 18°27′00″E / 49.17972, 18.45
Country Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Považská Bystrica
First mentioned 1269
Government
 • Mayor Richard Peka (Ind.Wp globe tiny)
Area
 • Total 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Elevation 311 m (1,020 ft)
Population (1-1-2014)
 • Total 1,063
 • Density 145.62/km2 (377.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 018 17
Area code +421-42
Vehicle registration PB
Website http://www.jasenica.sk/


Jasenica (Hungarian: Jeszence) is a village and commune in Považská Bystrica District in the Trenčín Region of north-western Slovakia.

HistoryEdit

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1269.

GeographyEdit

Jasenica is lying in Považie region in Papradno valley among four hills Hradište, Dúbrava, Súdna and Lopušná. Across this valley flows river called Papradnianka. The municipality lies at an altitude of 311 metres and covers an area of 7.298 km². It has a population of about 1030 peoples.

ReligionEdit

In village is Roman Catholic parish of St. Michael Archangel where two next village belong: Stupné and Podvažie. Parish church is Church of St. Michael Archangel in Jasenica.

Genealogical resourcesEdit

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bytca, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1717-1895 (parish A)

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