Muráň

Muráň
Village
Cigánka hill (935 m) above the village, with the ruins of the Muráň Castle
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Revúca
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Coordinates 48°44′30″N 20°03′00″E / 48.74167°N 20.05°E / 48.74167; 20.05
Area 103.154 km2 (39.828 sq mi)
Population 1,250 (2005-12-31)
Density 12 / km2 (31 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1321
Postal code 049 01
Area code +421-47
Car plate RA
Location of Muráň in Slovakia
Location of Muráň in Slovakia
Location of Muráň in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Muráň in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.muran.sk

Muráň (earlier Podmuráň, German: Untermuran, Hungarian: Murányalja) is a village and municipality in Revúca District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.

Geography

The village is located around 9 km north of Revúca, in the Muráň river valley. The Muráň Plateau is located north and west of the village, with the governing body of the Muránska planina National Park seated in the village. There is a local railway track from Plešivec (Rožňava District) ending in Muráň.

History

The village was first mentioned in 1321 as a settlement under the Muráň Castle.

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