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Rajecká Lesná
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Rajecká Lesná



Rajecká Lesná is located in Žilina Region
Rajecká Lesná
Location in Žilina
Coordinates: 49°02′42″N 18°38′07″E / 49.045, 18.63528
Country  Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Žilina
First mentioned 1474
Government
 • Mayor Peter Tarábek
Area
 • Total 39.264 km2 (15.160 sq mi)
Elevation 513 m (1,683 ft)
Population (2011-12-31)
 • Total 1,221
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 013 15
Area code +41
Vehicle registration ZA


Rajecká Lesná (before 1927 Trstená-Frývald, from 1927 to 1948 Frývald-Trstená Hungarian: Frivaldnádas or Frivald, German: Friewald) is a village and commune in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. The commune was created by joining the villages Frývald und Trstená.

History[]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1474. Rajecka Lesna has been a place of pilgrimage since the 15th century. The greatest pilgrimage takes place on September 8th, the feast of Virgin Mary's Nativity.

Geography[]

The commune lies at an altitude of 513 metres and covers an area of 39.264km². It has a population of about 1300 people.

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