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Village Kolonica

The village Kolonica was based on the Wallachian law Ruthenian population of origin. It is first documented in writing in 1548 under the name Klanycza. I belonged to the estate Drugeth family, the last owners were Lobkoviczovci. It currently has 600 inhabitants. 

The oldest monument is the Greek Catholic church from 1845. Historical Attraction is a stone culvert on the route Šponárni defunct narrow-gauge forest.  The natural attractions are cliffs - Viducké rocks. Part of undisturbed forest in the area has a World Natural Heritage - Carpathian beech forests (site Vihorlat). Sports and recreational use of residents and visitors of the village provides Bejvoč area (swimming, soccer, volleyball) and airport Kolonické seat (sport flying, paragliding). The colonic saddle is a branch of Humenné Vihorlat Observatory - observatory and planetarium. The village is part poloniny dark-sky park

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