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Baďan (earlier also Baďany; Hungarian: Bagyán) is a village and municipality in Banská Štiavnica District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.


In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1262. Originally it belonged to the Archbishopric of Esztergom, but King Béla IV gave the village to Bzovík Castle.

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): 1720-1908
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1829-1937 (parish A)
  • Census records 1869 of Badan are not available at the state archive.

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Coordinates: 48°19′49″N 18°50′29″E / 48.33028°N 18.84139°E / 48.33028; 18.84139