Batizovce

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Coordinates: 49°04′30″N 20°12′0″E / 49.07500°N 20.20000°E / 49.07500; 20.20000
Batizovce
Municipalitty
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Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 756 m (2,480 ft)
Coordinates 49°04′30″N 20°12′0″E / 49.07500°N 20.20000°E / 49.07500; 20.20000
Area 14.35 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population 2,322 (31 December 2010)
Density 162 / km2 (420 / sq mi)
Postal code 059 35
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Batizovce in Slovakia
Location of Batizovce in Slovakia
Location of Batizovce in the Prešov Region
Location of Batizovce in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Batizovce
Statistics: [1]

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

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 756 metres and covers an area of 14.348 km². It has a population of about 2125 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1264. Locals had been engaged in agriculture, forestry, pottery, weaving and charcoal production. In 1934 they began to be employed in Svit industrial facilities.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1844-1899 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1710-1895 (parish A)

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