Lipany

Lipany is a town in the Sabinov DistrictPrešov Region in northeastern Slovakia.

History

The first written mention about Lipany comes from 1312. It gained town privileges in the 16th century.

Geography

Lipany lies at an altitude of 389 metres (1,276 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 12.648 square kilometres (4.9 sq mi).[2] The Torysa River flows through the town. It is 12 km (7.46 mi) away from Sabinov, 29 km (18.02 mi) from Prešov and 35 km (21.75 mi) from Stará Ľubovňa.

Demographics

According to the 2001 census, the town had 6,130 inhabitants. 91.17% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 7.37% Roma, 0.33% Czechs, 0.31% Ukrainians and 0.28% Rusyns. The religious make-up was 89.61% Roman Catholics, 5.99% Greek Catholics, 2.38% people with no religious affiliation and 0.31% Lutherans.

Contact

Lipany
email
sekretariat@lipany.sk
address
Krivianska 1, 082 71 Lipany
phone
+421 (0) 51 488 11 50