Košice-Barca

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Protected park with a pond in Barca

Barca (Hungarian: Bárca) is a city part of Košice, Slovakia.

It was originally a village in its own right. The first written record about Barca dates back to 1215. One of the principal features within Barca's catastral territory is Košice International Airport, which is the second largest in Slovakia.

Some of the historical names of Barca[edit]

  • 1215 - villa Barca (Latin)
  • 1230 - Barca
  • 1269 - Barcha
  • 1291 - Barchakuzep
  • 1297 - villa Barcha
  • 1299 - Barcha
  • 1570 - Bárczá (Hungarian)
  • 1773 - Barca (Slovak)

Statistics[edit]

The Council of Košice-Barca
  • Area: 20.3 km²
  • Population: 3,054
  • Density of population: 150/km²
  • District: Košice IV
  • Mayor: František Krištof

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Coordinates: 48°41′N 21°16′E / 48.683°N 21.267°E / 48.683; 21.267