Krivé

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coordinates: 49°17′30″N 21°09′40″E / 49.29167°N 21.16111°E / 49.29167; 21.16111
Krivé
Village
Krive Church 1.JPG
Wooden church at Krivé
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Bardejov
Elevation 277 m (909 ft)
Coordinates 49°17′30″N 21°09′40″E / 49.29167°N 21.16111°E / 49.29167; 21.16111
Area 5.275 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population 205 (2005-12-31)
Density 39 / km2 (101 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1406
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08604
Area code +421-54
Car plate BJ
Location of Krivé in Slovakia
Location of Krivé in Slovakia
Location of Krivé in the Prešov Region
Location of Krivé in the Prešov Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Krivé is a village and municipality in Bardejov District in the Prešov Region of north-east Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1406, when the village was named Spyskvagasa. From the 15th century onwards it was settled by Ruthenians.

The wooden Greek Orthodox church of St. Luke the Evangelist is of relatively late construction (about 1826). It originally had three cupolas, but two were removed in a restoration of 1969. The church contains a baroque 18th century iconostasis.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 400 metres and covers an area of 5.276 km². It has a population of about 200 people.

External links[edit]

Wooden church at Krivé