Hanušovce nad Topľou

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Coordinates: 49°01′35″N 21°30′01″E / 49.02639°N 21.50028°E / 49.02639; 21.50028
Hanušovce nad Topľou
Town
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Hanušovce nad Topľou
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Vranov nad Topľou
River Topľa
Elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Coordinates 49°01′35″N 21°30′01″E / 49.02639°N 21.50028°E / 49.02639; 21.50028
Area 14.375 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population 3,741 (2011)
Density 260 / km2 (673 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1332
Mayor Štefan Straka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 094 31
Phone prefix 421-57
Car plate VT
Location  in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
Location in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Hanušovce nad Topľou
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.hanusovce.sk

Hanušovce nad Topľou is a town in the Vranov nad Topľou District, Prešov Region in eastern Slovakia, near the Topľa river.

History[edit]

The first written record about the town was in 1332 under name Hanusa.

Geography[edit]

Hanušovce nad Topľou lies at an altitude of 207 metres (679 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 14.973 square kilometres (5.8 sq mi).[1] It is located in the Beskidian Piedmont between the ranges of Slanské vrchy and Ondavská vrchovina, 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-west from the district seat Vranov nad Topľou and 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Prešov.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 census, the town had 3,582 inhabitants. 85.01% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 14.27% Roma and 0.20% Ukrainians.[1] The religious makeup was 53.41% Roman Catholics, 36.63% Lutherans, 5.19% Greek Catholics and 1.31% people with no religious affiliation.[1]
According to the 2011 census, the town had 3,741 inhabitants. 2,961 of inhabitants were Slovaks, 641 Roma and 139 others and unspecified.[2]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Hanušovce nad Topľou is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-01-11. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  2. ^ http://portal.statistics.sk/files/obce-narodnost.pdf

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 A)
  • Greekcatholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1847-1939 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1810-1896 (parish A)

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