Častá

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Coordinates: 48°23′00″N 17°22′00″E / 48.38333°N 17.36667°E / 48.38333; 17.36667
Častá
Cseszte
Village
Casta.jpg
Main street in Častá
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Bratislava
District Pezinok
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Coordinates 48°23′00″N 17°22′00″E / 48.38333°N 17.36667°E / 48.38333; 17.36667
Area 35.352 km2 (13.649 sq mi)
Population 2,078 (2005)
Density 59 / km2 (153 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1240
Mayor Stanislav Jablonovský
Postal code 900 89
Area code +421-33
Car plate PK
Location of Častá in Slovakia
Location of Častá in Slovakia
Location of Častá in the Bratislava Region
Location of Častá in the Bratislava Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.obec-casta.sk

Častá (Hungarian: Cseszte, German: Schattmannsdorf) is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Pezinok District in the Bratislava Region, on the foothills of the Little Carpathians. The village is best known for the Červený Kameň Castle, which is above the village.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1291, when it was established as a settlement under the Červený Kameň Castle. From 1944 to 1953, Častá had the village of Píla as its part.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 245 meters and covers an area of 35.24 km². It has population of 2,078 people.

Events[edit]

Hiking: “Častá's Fifty” (Častovská pädesiatka). Every year on the 8th of May a day hike takes place crossing the Little Carpathians to Záhorie and back usually starting at the gas station in Častá (6:00-9:30am) finishing on Častá's football field restaurant. You can choose 50-, 35-, 25-, or 12-km trails.

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References[edit]

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1639-1896 (parish A)

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