Červeník

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Location of Hlohovec District in the Trnava Region

Červeník is a village and municipality in Hlohovec District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1113. The first known name of the village was "Bin", it was changed to "Wereswar" in 1394, in 1661 to "Veresvar", and in 1911 it was Vorosvar (which means "Red Castle" in Hungarian). In 1920 Vorosvar was changed to the "Slovak-like" name Veresvar nad Vahom (Verešvár nad Váhom) and finally, in 1948 to Červeník.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 147 metres and covers an area of 9.939 km². It has a population of about 1560 people (30.04.2008).

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1666-1911 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 48°27′N 17°45′E / 48.450°N 17.750°E / 48.450; 17.750