Boťany

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Battyán
Boťany
Village
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Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Trebišov
Elevation 103 m (338 ft)
Coordinates 48°27′N 22°06′E / 48.450°N 22.100°E / 48.450; 22.100Coordinates: 48°27′N 22°06′E / 48.450°N 22.100°E / 48.450; 22.100
Area 19.52 km2 (7.54 sq mi)
Population 1,245 (2004-12-31)
Density 64/km2 (166/sq mi)
First mentioned 1332
Postal code 076 43
Area code +421-56
Car plate TV
Location of Boťany in Slovakia
Location of Boťany in Slovakia
Location of Boťany in the Košice Region
Location of Boťany in the Košice Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS[permanent dead link]
Website: www.botany.ocu.sk

Boťany (Hungarian: Battyán) is a village and municipality in the Trebišov District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1332.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 103 metres and covers an area of 19.522 km².

Demographics[edit]

Bot'any has a population of 1,283 people. The village is about 70% Hungarian, 20% Gypsy and 10% Slovak. 78.52% of its population is Roman Catholic.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a post office, a public library and a football pitch.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1719-1922 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1795-1905 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1809-1929 (parish B)

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