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Batizovce

Batizovce is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia. Village dominants are evangelical and Roman Catholic churches in classic and baroque styles.

                                               

Becherov

Becherov is a municipality in Slovakia in the Bardejov Districtin the Presov Region near the border with Poland. It had 284 inhabitants in 2006. It covers an area of 1909 ha. The village features: the Natural Nature Reserve Becherovska tisina – B ...

                                               

Beharovce

The municipality lies at an altitude of 474 metres and covers an area of 2.649 km². As of 2006, it had 172 inhabitants. The village is few kilometres away from the Branisko tunnel.

                                               

Bela nad Cirochou

Bela nad Cirochou is a large village and municipality in Snina District in the Presov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Beloveza

The municipality lies at an altitude of 290 metres and covers an area of 10.153 km². It has a population of about 785 people, 703 Slovaks and 82 Ruthenians, mostly members of the Greek Catholic Church.

                                               

Bertotovce

Bertotovce is a village and municipality in Presov District in the Presov Region of eastern Slovakia. The municipality lies at an altitude of 419 metres and covers an area of 8.491 km².

                                               

Bijacovce

Bijacovce is a village and municipality in Levoca District in the Presov Region of central-eastern Slovakia. The village is along the famous Gothic Route and the church dates from the 13th century. The church is gothic with a rotunda to match. Th ...

                                               

Blazov (Javorina)

Blazov was a municipality in Slovakia. It was one of the villages that ceased to exist in the course of the creation of the municipality-military area Javorina on their territory in 1953. Former names: Blaziv, Blasenau, Balazsvagas A native of th ...

                                               

Brekov

Situated on a limestone bedrock hill at an altitude of roughly 480 m above sea level, Brekov castle was founded in the late second half of the 13th century. It went through various owners during its history, though the longest ownership was by th ...

                                               

Brestov nad Laborcom

Brestov nad Laborcom is a village and municipality in the Medzilaborce District in the Presov Region of far north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Brestov, Presov District

Brestov is a village and municipality in Presov District in the Presov Region of eastern Slovakia. It lies at an altitude of 321 metres and covers an area of 10.369 km².

                                               

Bretejovce

In 1787, the village had 37 houses and 323 inhabitants. In 1828, 50 houses and 383 inhabitants. In 1900, there were 351 residents. As of 31 December 2011, the village had a population of 384 people.

                                               

Brezovica, Sabinov District

. Brezovica, fully Brezovica nad Torysou Hungarian: Berzevice, Berzevicze is a village and municipality in Sabinov District in the Presov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Brusnica, Slovakia

The municipality lies at an altitude of 199 metres and covers an area of 14.283 km². It has a population of about 415 people. The village has a significant Rusyn minority 32% and smaller Romani minority 2%, along with the majority of Slovaks 65%.

                                               

Busovce

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1286. Its first name had been Stragar, later it had been known under the name Buschendorf. In 1945 its German population was expelled.

                                               

Čabalovce

Čabalovce is a village and municipality in the Medzilaborce District in the Presov Region of far north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Čabiny

Čabiny is a village and municipality in the Medzilaborce District in the Presov Region of far north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Červenica

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1427. Until the 19th century its mines were the only source of precious opal available to Europeans. During this period, the village was generally known, at least to outsiders, as Czernowit ...

                                               

Červeny Klastor

Červeny Klastor is a small village and municipality in the far north Kezmarok District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia, near the Polish border, in the Zamagurie region.

                                               

Chmelnica

Chmelnica is a village and municipality in Stara Ľubovna District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia. The village is traditionally inhabited by Carpathian Germans.

                                               

Chminianska Nova Ves

Chminianska Nova Ves is a village and municipality in Presov District in the Presov Region of eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Cigelka

Cigelka is a village and municipality in Bardejov District in the Presov Region of north-east Slovakia with Ruthenian and Roma inhabitants. It lies in the valley of Olchovec below the Busov hill near the Slovakia-Poland border. There is a Greek C ...

                                               

Dlhe Straze

Dlhe Straze is a village and municipality in Levoca District in the Presov Region of central-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Dobroslava

Dobroslava is a village and municipality in Svidnik District in the Presov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Drienov

The municipality lies at an elevation of 226 metres 741 ft and covers an area of about 20.3 square kilometres 7.8 sq mi. It has a population of about 2.110 people.

                                               

Dubova, Svidnik District

Dubova is a village and municipality in Svidnik District in the Presov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Fijas

The municipality lies at an altitude of 240 metres in the Ondavska Highlands, and covers an area of 4.402 km². It has a population of about 150 people.

                                               

Gerlachov, Bardejov District

The municipality lies at an altitude of 360 metres and covers an area of 8.864 km². It has a population of about 1020 people, 48.5% of whom are Greek Catholic and 42.7% are Eastern Orthodox.

                                               

Gerlachov, Poprad District

Gerlachov is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia, under the High Tatras. It historically belongs to the Spis region.

                                               

Giraltovce

The town was first mentioned in 1383 as Giralth. It was named after a man called Geralth who was first hereditary scultetus a locator serving a noble in founding a new village. The town was founded in the 13th century. In 1427 it was the property ...

                                               

Haligovce

Haligovce is a village and municipality in Stara Ľubovna District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia. Former name of the village was "Hedvigina Poruba".

                                               

Hanusovce nad Toplou

Hanusovce nad Toplou lies at an altitude of 207 metres 679 ft above sea level and covers an area of 14.973 square kilometres 5.8 sq mi. It is located in the Beskidian Piedmont between the ranges of Slanske vrchy and Ondavska vrchovina, 22 kilomet ...

                                               

Havka

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1337. The villages history is tied in with that of the nearby Červeny Klastor Carthusian Monastery. More recently, in the nineteenth century, a number of ethnic Germans settled here.

                                               

Hazlin

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Presov, Slovakia" Greek Catholic church records births/marriages/deaths: 1852-1924 parish B Roman Catholic church records births/marriages/deaths: 1750-189 ...

                                               

Hermanovce

The municipality lies at an altitude of 459 metres 1.506 ft and occupies an area of 15.962 square kilometres 6.163 sq mi. It has a population of about 1.620 people.

                                               

Hermanovce nad Toplou

Hermanovce nad Toplou is a village and municipality in Vranov nad Toplou District in the Presov Region of eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Hervartov

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1406. The wooden church in the village was built around 1500 and is a Roman Catholic wooden church. It has beautiful frescoes inside and due to its cultural and historical value it was decl ...

                                               

Hniezdne

The name is derived from Slavic gnezdo - a nest modern Polish: gniazdo, modern Slovak: hniezdo ; after the replacement of initial Proto-Slavic g > h, but the first mention is of German origin Knysen 1286. The Slovak name before 1948 was Gnazda ...

                                               

Holumnica

In Holumnica is elementary school, kindergarten, public library, football pitch, post, medical service, foodstuff store and cable TV network. Cultural sightseeings are remnants of the castle, manor house, classical evangelical and gothic Roman Ca ...

                                               

Hrabovcik

Hrabovcik is a village and municipality in Svidnik District in the Presov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

                                               

Hrabovec

Hrabovec is a village and municipality in the Bardejov District, Presov Region of north-east Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1353.

                                               

Hranovnica

Hranovnica is one of the startpoints to Slovensky raj mountain area. The village has a good tourist infrastructure. Cultural sightseeings are Roman Catholic and evangelical churches, both built or reconstructed in classical style.

                                               

Hromos

Hromos is a village and municipality in Stara Ľubovna District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia.

                                               

Hunkovce

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1548. During World War II the huge Battle of the Dukla Pass took place in the area around Hunkovce. Today the town has a German World War II cemetery which contains the graves of approx. 3. ...

                                               

Janovce

Mikulas of Levoca, painter from 15th century, one of the major Gothic painters in Slovakia. Hadbavny Stefan Romuald, author of Latin-Slovak dictionary

                                               

Jarabina

Jarabina, also known as Oriabyna is a village and municipality in Stara Ľubovna District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia. U.S. Marine Michael Strank, Flag Raiser at Iwo Jima, was born here.

                                               

Jarovnice

Heavy rains on July 20 of 1998 brought about the worst floods in Slovak history, changing otherwise quiet rivers in eastern Slovakia into a lethal force. The wild, overflowing water rushed from the river bed, sweeping over and engulfing everythin ...

                                               

Jasenov, Humenne District

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1279. Jasenov has a castle that dates from the mid-14th century, when it was owned by Phillip Drugeth. It was later destroyed in 1644.

                                               

Jasenovce

Jasenovce is a village and municipality in Vranov nad Toplou District in the Presov Region of eastern Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1543. The municipality lies at an altitude of 166 metres and covers an area o ...

                                               

Javorina

Javorina was a military district in the Kezmarok District in northern Slovakia, in the Levoca Hills. Its area is 316.24 km² and has no permanent population.