Settlement development in Vel'ké Pole, Píla and Radobica
The communities of Vel'ké Pole, Píla and Radobica, as well as Brezova (a former quarter of Vel'ké Uherce) are located in western central Slovakia. The two first named were once German municipalities in the Carpathians, which were founded in the 14th century. However, Radobica has never been a German municipality, but a minority of its inhabitants were of German origin. Brezova was inhabited by the surrounding communities in the 18th century. The former name of Vel'ké Pole was Hochwiesen (German), of Píla, Paulisch (German), of Radobica, Radobitz (German) and Brezova, Birkenhain (German).
About this website:
This website has been developed to assist users in finding historic buildings, residents and different maps of Vel'ké Pole, Píla, Radobica and Brezova (partly). On the settlement page you will find options to visualize buildings or residential areas of different years between 1786 and 2016. The comparison of land uses between different years from 1782 to 2016, reveals changes in the landscape. Additional information about former residents and their houses are accessible via a query. More maps and information of these communities, Brezova (Vel'ké Uherce) as well as Slovakia are available on the history page.
Location of Pìla, Radobica, Vel'ké Pole and Brezova (Vel'ké Uherce)
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