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Technical Monuments: Historical Mills - Windmill in Holíč Issue number
537
Date of issue
26.04.2013
Face value
0.90 €
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0.90 €

Since time immemorial humans lived in harmony with nature, which provided them with their livelihood, including cereals. They learnt how to use natural forces of water and wind to process them. Wind energy in the Slovak territory was used in its flatter areas that, moreover, were not inundated enough, such as Záhorie and the Eastern Slovak lowlands. There were more than 5 thousand mills using water energy in the 19th century in Slovakia and more than 20 windmills. One of such mills that has partially been preserved until today is a Dutch-type windmill in Holíč. It is located in the south-western...

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