|Elevation||183 m (600 ft)|
|Area||57.768 km2 (22 sq mi)|
|Density||138 / km2 (357 / sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||982 01|
|Wikimedia Commons: Tornaľa|
The first written record of Tornaľa dates from 1245.
Tornaľa lies at an altitude of 183 metres (600 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 57.768 square kilometres (22.3 sq mi). It is located in the historical Gemer region and lies on the Slaná river.
According to the 2001 census, the town had 8,169 inhabitants. 62.14% of inhabitants were Hungarians, 29.77% Slovaks, 6.70% Roma and 0.50% Czech. The religious make-up was 49.37% Roman Catholics, 17.03% people with no religious affiliation and 7.33% Lutherans.
- Official website (Slovak)
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