Geography and transport
The Okres extends northeast of Bratislava and is one of the smaller districts of Slovakia. The western part is in the mountains Small Carpathian Mountains, the eastern part of the Danubian Lowland, mainly in the hilly part. By Okres flowing little rivers that also are also only briefly; the largest Gidra, Sisek and Čierna are voda. The Little Carpathians are covered by brown forest soils, which lössbödige of brown soil and black soil in floodplains. The highest point is Mount Čertov Kopec ( 752 m nm ), the lowest is Jur 129 m nm In the northeast it borders on the district of Trnava in Trnavský kraj, on the southeast by the Okres Senec, on the southwest by the District Bratislava III and to the northwest by the Okres Malacky.
Default traffic goes only part of the double-track line Bratislava - Žilina, which was expanded in the 2000s. In Okres no highways or roads are 1st order exists, the " main axis " is the national road II/502, which connects the three cities in Okres and four lanes from Bratislava to Pezinok. Other roads are the country road II/503, which runs from the pass Baba ( 527 m nm) in the Small Carpathians over Pezinok Senec and the provincial road II/504, which branches in Modra direction Trnava. Motorway D1 motorway exist outside of Okres namely in Vajnory and Senec.
Historically the district in the former county Bratislava is (see also List of historic counties of Hungary ). There was the district between the chair districts Szenc (German Wartberg, mostly ), Nagyszombat (German Trnava ) and Pozsony (German Pressburg, each to small parts ) divided; the cities Szentgyörgy (German Sankt Georgen ), Bazin (German Bösing ) and Modor (German Modern) were municipalities. After the creation of Czechoslovakia was created in 1923 the district Modra, which down to the Little Carpathians had other limitations. This was on the east by three municipalities ( Dlhá, Dolné Orešany, Horne Orešany ), to the south by five municipalities ( Kaplna, Igram, Čataj, Velky Grob and Blatné ) is greater, but without the city of Jur, which belonged to Okres Bratislava Vidiek. In 1928 the municipalities Dolné Orešany and Horne Orešany were added to the Trnava region. In the years 1923-28 and 1940-45 (First Slovak Republic) was the Okres part of the administrative župa the Bratislava ( Bratislava County ). In the Administrative divisions of Czechoslovakia, 1949, the district lost the five municipalities in the south in favor of Okres Senec, the headquarters were moved to Pezinok and was in the years 1949-60 part of Bratislavský kraj ( with today not to be confused ). After the administrative reform in 1960, the district was dissolved and south of the line and incorporated in the kraj Okres Bratislava Vidiek in Západoslovenský; the community Dlhá came to Okres Trnava. Today Okres was established in the newly independent Slovakia in 1996 under the new management structure and allocated to Bratislavský kraj.
- Modra (Modern)
- Pezinok ( Bösing )
- Jur ( Sankt Georgen )
- Budmerice ( Pudmeritz )
- Častá ( Schattmann village)
- Doľany ( Ottent [h ] al )
- Dubová ( Wernersdorf )
- Jablonec ( Halmesch )
- Píla ( Sägmühl )
- Slovenský Grob ( Slovak Eisgrub )
- Šenkvice ( Schenk joke)
- Štefanová ( Stephen Dorf)
- Viničné ( Schweinbach )
- Vinosady ( Terling - sugar village)
- Vištuk ( Wischtuck )
The district office is in Pezinok, a branch in Modra.
In the article and historic monuments in Okres Pezinok can be found on the Slovak protected by the Heritage Office objects in Okres.