Čaňa

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Location of Čaňa within Slovakia

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 172 metres and covers an area of 11.555 km². It has a population of about 5000 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, hockey stadium, a swimming pool and a gymnasium.

Transport[edit]

The village has a railway station. 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)

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Coordinates: 48°36′N 21°20′E / 48.600°N 21.333°E / 48.600; 21.333