Krásna

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Krásna (Hungarian: Abaszéplak; Krásna means 'beautiful' in English) is part of the city of Košice, Slovakia.

The first written mention of Krásna dates back to 1143. It was an independent village until 1945, when it was connected with Košice. Krásna is home to approximately 3,500 people and it has a rural character.

Some of the historical names of Krásna[edit]

  • 1219 - abbas de Zebloc (Latin)
  • 1255 - Sceplok
  • 1280 - monast. Zceplak
  • 1288 - villa Zeplak
  • 1327 - poss. Zyplok
  • 1328 - Zeplak
  • 1335 - poss. Sceplok, Sceplak
  • 1337 - Zeplak
  • 1808 - Szýplak (Hungarian)
  • 1906 - Siplak
  • 1918 - Krásna nad Hornádom (Slovak)

Statistics[edit]

  • Area: 18.7 km²
  • Population: 3,452
  • Density of population: 185/km²
  • District: Košice IV
  • Mayor: Marek Kažimír

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Coordinates: 48°40′21″N 21°19′08″E / 48.67250°N 21.31889°E / 48.67250; 21.31889