Bystré, Vranov nad Topľou District

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Bystré (Hungarian: Tapolybeszterce) is a village and municipality in Vranov nad Topľou District in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1312.[citation needed] Bystré is also the birthplace of writer, poet and dramaturge Albert Marenčin.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 175 metres and covers an area of 13.211 km².

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the municipality had 2,669 inhabitants. 2,313 of inhabitants were Slovaks, 305 Roma and 51 others and unspecified.[1]

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Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1853-1910 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1803-1942 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 49°01′N 21°33′E / 49.017°N 21.550°E / 49.017; 21.550