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Medzibrod is a village in Banská Bystrica okres, Slovakia; its flag
is at this
website. Village Medzibrod is situated to the east of Banská Bystrica
on the right bank of the Hron river 390m above sea level. Territory of
village is extended on both banks of the Hron. Territory of village - 1
708ha. There live 1 325 inhabitants.
The first written information about village is from the year 1455 where name of village is mentioned as Megywbrodye. Village belonged to the Ľupča county in this time. Inhabitants dealt in addition to agriculture with production of knives and were very famous as raisers of hunt falcons for the Ľupča county. Later they were famous as peddlers - makers of lace. In the territory of village gold and iron ore were being mined and to the year 1946 antimony.
Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2002