Červený Kameň

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Červený Kameň
coat of arms map
Coat of arms of Červený Kameň
Červený Kameň (Slovakia)
Červený Kameň
Červený Kameň
Basic data
State : Slovakia
Kraj : Trenčiansky kraj
Okres : Ilava
Region : Stredné Považie
Area : 32.586 km²
Residents : 686 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 21 inhabitants per km²
Height : 361  m nm
Postal code : 018 56
Telephone code : 0 42
Geographic location : 49 ° 5 '  N , 18 ° 11'  E Coordinates: 49 ° 5 '10 "  N , 18 ° 11' 9"  E
License plate : IL
Kód obce : 512931
Community type : local community
Administration (as of November 2018)
Mayor : Alena Geregová
Address: Obecný úrad Červený Kameň
018 56 Červený Kameň
Website: www.cervenykamen.sk
Statistics information on statistics.sk

Červený Kameň (until 1927 also "Červeňkameň" in Slovak; German Rotenstein or Rothenstein , Hungarian Vöröskő ) is a place and a municipality in northwestern Slovakia , with 686 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019), in the Okres Ilava (part of the Trenčiansky kraj ) lies.


The municipality is located in the northern part of the White Carpathians in the valley of the same name by the Tovarský creek . The center of the village lies at an altitude of 361  m nm at the lower end of the municipality, further up the valley in the mountains are the hamlets of Trokanovo, Nebrová and Zápechová, where there is a small border crossing to Nedašova Lhota in the Czech Republic . The nearest towns are Ilava , 14 kilometers south and Púchov , 20 kilometers east (distances via the road network).

Above the main town is the protected natural formation Bradlo, a rock, the color of which gives the municipality its name.


The place is first mentioned in writing in 1354 as Wereskew .


  • baroque Virgin Mary Church from 1796
Main street of the village, with the Bradlo rock in the background
Virgin Mary Church


  • Johann Pálffy (1664–1751), imperial field marshal, Ban of Croatia and Palatine of Hungary

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