Banka, Piešťany District

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Coordinates: 48°35′00″N 17°51′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.85000°E / 48.58333; 17.85000
Banka
Village
Banka-Kostol sv.Martina.jpg
Church of St. Martin in Banka
Country Slovakia
Region Trnava
District Piešťany
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Coordinates 48°35′00″N 17°51′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.85000°E / 48.58333; 17.85000
Area 8.58 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population 2,174 (2007-12-31)
Density 253 / km2 (655 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1241
Mayor Jaroslav Janeček
Postal code 921 01
Area code +421-33
Car plate PN
Location of Banka in Slovakia
Location of Banka in Slovakia
Location of Banka in the Trnava Region
Location of Banka in the Trnava Region
Wikimedia Commons: Banka

Banka is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia, near the Váh river.

History[edit]

The site was inhabited for thousands of years, with the archaeological site dating inhabitation from the Paleolithic age. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1241. From 1973-1996 it was part of more famous town of Piešťany

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 210 metres and covers an area of 8.583 km². It has a population of about 2174 people.

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): 1783-1905 (parish B)

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