Bystrá, Stropkov District

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Location of Stropkov District in the Prešov Region.

Bystrá is a village and municipality in Stropkov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1405.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 400 metres and covers an area of 3.012 km². It has a population of about 33 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

According to the 2001 Census, 52.6% were Slovak and 47.4% Rusyn.

Religion[edit]

According to the 2001 Census, 92.1% were Greek Catholic, 5.3% Orthodox and 2.6% Roman Catholic.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1885-1952 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 49°14′40″N 21°49′00″E / 49.24444°N 21.81667°E / 49.24444; 21.81667