Banka, Piešťany District

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Banka
Village
Church of St. Martin in Banka
Church of St. Martin in Banka
Banka is located in Trnava Region
Banka
Banka
Location of Banka in the Trnava Region
Banka is located in Slovakia
Banka
Banka
Banka (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°35′00″N 17°51′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.85000°E / 48.58333; 17.85000Coordinates: 48°35′00″N 17°51′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.85000°E / 48.58333; 17.85000
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrnava
DistrictPiešťany
First mentioned1241
Government
 • MayorTatiana Julinyova
Area
 • Total8.58 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Elevation
175 m (574 ft)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total2,174
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Postal code
921 01
Area code(s)+421-33
Car platePN

Banka is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia, near the Váh river.

History[edit]

The site was inhabited for thousands of years, with the archaeological site dating inhabitation from the Paleolithic age. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1241. From 1973-1996 it was part of the town of Piešťany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 210 metres and covers an area of 8.583 km². It has a population of about 2174 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1783-1905 (parish B)

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