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Lúky (Slovakia)

Púchov okres, Trenčín region

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Lúky municipality flag

[flag of Luky] by Bruce Berry after original image by Gunnar Staack, 27 May 2000

Lúky (Hungarian: Lúki; in 1913 Alsórétfalu) was a Slovakian settlement in the Trencsén (Slovakian: Trencín) County of Hungary till 1918/1920. 1920-1938 part of Czechoslovakia, 1939-1945 part of Slovakia, and 1945-1992 part of Czechoslovakia. The community Lúky (345 m) lies in the valley of the river Biela Voda and borders the White Carpathians and Javorníky Mountains, 12 km south-west from Púchov. Lúky was first time mentioned in 1471. Cultural monuments: the Apostle Bartholomew church, a former Gothic 15th-century building established on the foundations of an older Romanesque church dating back to 1228. Since 1937 there is a double-track railway named after General M. R. Štefánik; the local station is called Lúky pod Makytou.
István Molnár, 23 Jun 2000

Lúky Coat of Arms

[Coat of Arms of Luky] image from this website, located by Jarig Bakker, 27 Sep 2001