Gelnica District

Gelnica (district) (Slovak: okres Gelnica, Hungarian: Gölnicbányai járás) is a district in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.[1] It was established in 1923. Between 1960–1996 the district has been a part of the Spišská Nová Ves District. Then, in 1996 the Gelnica District was established in its present borders. It is the district with the highest percentage of forest area in Slovakia, 74,6%. The district's center is its biggest town, Gelnica.

Gelnica District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj) Košice Region
Area
  Total584 km2 (225 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
  Total31,365
  Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix53