Žbince

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Žbince is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1221.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 106 metres and covers an area of 15.069 km². It has a population of about 950 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 90% Slovak and 10% Gypsy in ethnicity.

Culture[edit]

The village has a small public library, a gymnasium and a football pitch.

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station is in the adjacent village Hatalov.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°40′N 21°53′E / 48.667°N 21.883°E / 48.667; 21.883