Číž

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Číž
Village
Číž - Kostol sv. Gorazda.jpg
Parish Church of St. Gorazd
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Rimavská Sobota
Coordinates 48°19′N 20°17′E / 48.317°N 20.283°E / 48.317; 20.283Coordinates: 48°19′N 20°17′E / 48.317°N 20.283°E / 48.317; 20.283
Population 707 (2004-12-31)
Postal code 980 43
Area code +421-47
Car plate RS
Location of Číž in Slovakia
Location of Číž in Slovakia
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Číž (Hungarian: Csiz) is a spa village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1274 (as Chyz). It first belonged to the Tukovci (Tuky) family and later to several zeman families. In 1566 and 1682, the village was destroyed by the Turks. From 1938 to 1945, Číž was occupied by Hungary under the First Vienna Award.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1740-1896 (parish B)

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