Kapušany

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Location of Prešov District in the Prešov Region.

Kapušany (Hungarian: Kapi) is a village and municipality in Prešov District in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia.

Aerialphotography: Kapi - Castle

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1248.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 280 metres and covers an area of 11.31 km². It has a population of about 2095 people.

Popular Image[edit]

It is well-known internationally through the popular polka tune, "Ja parobok z Kapušan" ("I am a bachelor from Kapusany").

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): 1864-1895 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1818-1895 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1862-1895 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 49°02′37″N 21°20′00″E / 49.04361°N 21.33333°E / 49.04361; 21.33333