Zemplínska Široká

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Zemplínska Široká is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1266.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 103 metres and covers an area of 9.182 km². It has a population of 871 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 96% Slovak, 4% Gypsy in ethnicity.

Government[edit]

The village has its own birth registry office.

Culture[edit]

The village has a small public library, and a football pitch.

Economy[edit]

The village has a food store.

The nearest railway station is at Michalovce 6 kilometres away. The municipality has a total of 269 houses.

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Coordinates: 48°41′34″N 21°58′38″E / 48.6928°N 21.9772°E / 48.6928; 21.9772