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Medzibrod, Slovakia

Banská Bystrica okres, Banská Bystrica region

Last modified: 2008-08-30 by jarig bakker
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Medzibrod municipality flag

[Medzibrod flag] by John Ayers, 29 Jan 2002

Medzibrod is a village in Banská Bystrica okres, Slovakia; its flag is at this website. Village Medzibrod is situated to the east of Banská Bystrica on the right bank of the Hron river 390m above sea level. Territory of village is extended on both banks of the Hron. Territory of village - 1 708ha. There live 1 325 inhabitants.
The first written information about village is from the year 1455 where name of village is mentioned as Megywbrodye. Village belonged to the Ľupča county in this time. Inhabitants dealt in addition to agriculture with production of knives and were very famous as raisers of hunt falcons for the Ľupča county. Later they were famous as peddlers - makers of lace. In the territory of village gold and iron ore were being mined and to the year 1946 antimony.
Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2002


Medzibrod coat of arms

[Medzibrod Coat of Arms] image from this website, reported by Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2002