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Church in Bajany
Location of Michalovce District in the Košice Region

Bajany (1370 Bajanhaza, 1439 Bayan, 1556 Rejdowa, 1786 Bonyesty, 1686 Resdowa) (German: Wajon; Hungarian: Bajánháza) is a village and municipality in the Michalovce District in the Košice Region of Slovakia.


In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1370.From 1939 to 1944 it belonged to Hungary.


The village lies at an altitude of 107 metres and covers an area of 5.546 km2 (2.14 sq mi). It has a population of about 495 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1869-1896
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1792-1896
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): missing records 1800-s (parish A)
  • Census records 1869 of Bajany are available at the state archive.(UNG county...)

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Coordinates: 48°36′N 22°07′E / 48.600°N 22.117°E / 48.600; 22.117