|coat of arms||map|
|Kraj :||Trenčiansky kraj|
|Region :||Horná Nitra|
|Area :||9.298 km²|
|Residents :||257 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||28 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||972 13
(Post Office Nitrianske Pravno )
|Telephone code :||0 46|
|Geographic location :|
|License plate :||PD|
|Kód obce :||514039|
|Community type :||local community|
|Administration (as of November 2018)|
|Mayor :||Branislav Dobrotka|
|Address:||Obecný úrad Chvojnica
972 13 Nitrianske Pravno
|Statistics information on statistics.sk|
Chvojnica (German Fund tunnel , Funtschuh or Jüntzl , Hungarian Nyitrafenyves - until 1907 Chvojnica ) is a municipality in the western center of Slovakia with 562 inhabitants (December 31, 2019) that the prievidza district , part of the kraj Trenčiansky heard.
The municipality is located on the northern edge of the Strážovské vrchy Mountains , in the Malá Magura mountain range in the narrow valley of the Chvojnica brook in the Nitra river system . The center of the village is at an altitude of and is 17 kilometers from Prievidza .
Chvojnica is an old mining town where gold was mined by German "guests" in several mines, but also soaped . The place itself was mentioned in writing for the first time in 1614 as Chojnica , at that time it had five houses and belonged to the dominion of Weinitz Castle , from 1637 it was owned by the Pálffy family . After the mines were exhausted, agriculture was practiced. In 1787 the village had 43 houses and 427 inhabitants, in 1828 there were 88 houses and 615 inhabitants.
Until 1918, the place in Neutra County belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary and then came to Czechoslovakia or now Slovakia. After the end of the Second World War , the German residents were expelled in 1945 and partly replaced by Hungarian Slovaks.
173 residents supported the Roman Catholic Church and two residents supported the Pentecostal movement; two residents professed a different denomination. 30 residents had no denomination and 42 residents had no denomination.
Buildings and monuments
- Roman Catholic Exaltation of the Cross from 1935–36
- Slovenské slovníky: názvy obcí Slovenskej republiky (Majtán 1998)
- Results of the 2011 census (Slovak)
- Entry on e-obce.sk (Slovak)