Banka, Piešťany District

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Banka
Village
Banka-Kostol sv.Martina.jpg
Church of St. Martin in Banka
Country Slovakia
Region Trnava
District Piešťany
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
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
Area 8.58 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population 2,174 (2007-12-31)
Density 253/km2 (655/sq mi)
First mentioned 1241
Mayor Tatiana Julinyova
Postal code 921 01
Area code +421-33
Car plate PN
Location of Banka in Slovakia
Location of Banka in Slovakia
Location of Banka in the Trnava Region
Location of Banka in the Trnava Region
Wikimedia Commons: Banka

Banka is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia, near the Váh river. People live in villages such as this. People can also live in towns and cities.

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 more famous 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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