Čaňa

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Čaňa
Village
Roman Catholic Church in Čaňa
Roman Catholic Church in Čaňa
Coat of arms of Čaňa
Coat of arms
Čaňa is located in Slovakia
Čaňa
Čaňa
Location of Čaňa in Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°36′25″N 21°19′30″E / 48.60694°N 21.32500°E / 48.60694; 21.32500Coordinates: 48°36′25″N 21°19′30″E / 48.60694°N 21.32500°E / 48.60694; 21.32500
CountrySlovakia
RegionKošice
DistrictKošice-okolie
First mentioned1164
Government
 • MayorMichal Rečka
Area
 • Total11.555 km2 (4.461 sq mi)
Elevation
177 m (581 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31[1])
 • Total5,957
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
044 14
Area code(s)+421-55
Car plateKS
Websitewww.obeccana.eu

Čaňa (Hungarian: Hernádcsány) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1164.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 177 metres and covers an area of 11.555 km². It has a population of about 6,000 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is almost entirely Slovak in ethnicity.

Government[edit]

The village has its own police force and fire brigade but the district and tax offices are located in Košice.

Economy and facilities[edit]

The village has also developed medical facilities including a Pharmacy and outpatient facilities for children and adolescents and a gynaecologist. The village also has a Slovakian bank and insurance branch, and a post office.

Culture[edit]

The village has a public library and a DVD rental store, and a number of food stores. Čaňa has its own cinema and the village is connected to satellite television.

Sport[edit]

The village has a football pitch, four tennis courts, hockey stadium, a swimming pool and a gymnasium.

Transport[edit]

The village has a railway station, however, it is not currently served by any passenger services.[2] Čaňa also has a garage and a facility for car parts.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1787-1896 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 17911896 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1800-1895 (parish A)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and migration". Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  2. ^ "Čaňa". Zelpage. Retrieved 14 November 2017.

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