Horná Streda

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Coordinates: 48°39′24″N 17°50′32″E / 48.65667°N 17.84222°E / 48.65667; 17.84222
Horná Streda
Village
Horná Streda (2008).jpg
Church
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Elevation 203 m (666 ft)
Coordinates 48°39′24″N 17°50′32″E / 48.65667°N 17.84222°E / 48.65667; 17.84222
Area 9.827 km2 (3.79 sq mi)
Population 1,263 (2005)
Density 129 / km2 (334 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1263
Postal code 916 24
Area code +421-32
Car plate NM
Location of Horná Streda in Slovakia
Location of Horná Streda in Slovakia
Location of Horná Streda in the Trenčín Region
Location of Horná Streda in the Trenčín Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Horná Streda is a village and municipality in Nové Mesto nad Váhom District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1263.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 169 metres and covers an area of 9.827 km². It has a population of about 1300 people. The village lies about 7 km north of Piešťany and approximately 12 km south of Nové Mesto nad Váhom. Horná Streda is about an hour's drive away from Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.

The village lies on the banks of the river Váh and is the site of a small hydroelectric power plant.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1735-1919 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1871-1922 (parish B)

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