Giraltovce

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Coordinates: 49°06′42″N 21°31′06″E / 49.11167°N 21.51833°E / 49.11167; 21.51833
Giraltovce
Town
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov Region
District Svidník District
River Topľa
Elevation 210 m (689 ft)
Coordinates 49°06′42″N 21°31′06″E / 49.11167°N 21.51833°E / 49.11167; 21.51833
Area 11.037 km2 (4.261 sq mi)
Population 4,182 (31 December 2005)
Density 379 / km2 (982 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1383
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 087 01
Phone prefix 421-54
Car plate SK
Location of Giraltovce within Slovakia
Location of Giraltovce within Slovakia
Website: www.giraltovce.sk
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Giraltovce (Hungarian: Girált) is a town lying the in Prešov Region, eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 1383 as Giralth.

Notable citizens[edit]

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Giraltovce is twinned with:

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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): 1840-1902 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1862-1933 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1828-1898 (parish A)

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