Bušovce

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Coordinates: 49°13′00″N 20°29′00″E / 49.21667°N 20.48333°E / 49.21667; 20.48333
Bušovce
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 713 m (2,339 ft)
Coordinates 49°13′00″N 20°29′00″E / 49.21667°N 20.48333°E / 49.21667; 20.48333
Area 9.031277 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Population 313 (2010)
Density 35 / km2 (91 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1345
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 93
Area code 052
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
Location in the Prešov Region
Statistics: [1]
Website: http://busovce.e-obce.sk

Bušovce is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of northern central Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 713 metres and covers an area of 6.653 km². It has a population of about 225 people.[citation needed]

History[edit]

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.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Most important sighseeings are evangelical neo gothic and Roman Catholic gothic churches and a baroque manor house.

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): 1673-1899 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1822-1925 (parish B)

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