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Trenčín castle above the city
Trenčín castle above the city
Location of Trenčín within Slovakia
Location of Trenčín within Slovakia
Coordinates: Coordinates: Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Country extract/SK' not found. 48°53′31″N 18°02′12″E / 48.89194°N 18.03667°E / 48.89194; 18.03667
Country Slovakia
Region (kraj) Trenčín Region
Districts Trenčín District
First mentioned 1111
 • Total 67.74 km2 (26.15 sq mi)
Elevation 398 m (1,306 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 57,000
 • Density 841.5/km2 (2,179/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 91101

Trenčín (German: Trentschin; Hungarian: Trencsén; Latin: Laugaritio) is a town in western Slovakia (close to the Czech border) on the Váh river.

History[change | change source]

The site is inhabited since time immemorial. Trenčín is best known for Roman writing below the Trenčín castle. In the 13th century, the castle was home to the legendary Matthew Csák, "Lord of the river Váh and the Tatra mountains".

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