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Muráň
former name Podmuráň
German: Untermuran
Hungarian: Murányalja
—  Village and commune  —
Cigánka hill (935 m) above the village, with the ruins of the Muráň Castle

Coat of arms
Revúca District in the Banská Bystrica Region



Muráň is located in Slovakia
Muráň
Location of Muráň in Slovakia



Muráň is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Muráň
Location of Muráň in Banská Bystrica Region
Coordinates: 48°44′27″N 20°02′46″E / 48.74083, 20.04611
Country  Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Revúca
First mentioned 1321
Government
 • Mayor Roman Goldschmidt (Ind.Wp globe tiny.gif)
Area
 • Total 103.15 km2 (39.83 sq mi)
Elevation 393 m (1,289 ft)
Population (31-12-2013)
 • Total 1,237
 • Density 11.99/km2 (31.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 049 01
Phone prefix 421-58
Website http://www.muran.sk/

Muráň (former name Podmuráň, German: Untermuran, Hungarian: Murányalja) is a village and commune in Revúca District, Banská Bystrica Region, 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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