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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.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1164.


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.


The population is almost entirely Slovak in ethnicity.


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.


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.


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


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