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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
 • Mayor Peter Tarábek
 • 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.


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.


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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