Braväcovo

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Braväcovo
Village
Braväcovo is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Braväcovo
Braväcovo
Location of Braväcovo in the Banská Bystrica Region
Braväcovo is located in Slovakia
Braväcovo
Braväcovo
Braväcovo (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°50′N 19°44′E / 48.833°N 19.733°E / 48.833; 19.733Coordinates: 48°50′N 19°44′E / 48.833°N 19.733°E / 48.833; 19.733
CountrySlovakia
RegionBanská Bystrica
DistrictBrezno
First mentioned1630
Government
 • MayorPeter Baliak
Area
 • Total29.409 km2 (11.355 sq mi)
Elevation
610 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2004-12-31)
 • Total2,468
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
976 64
Area code(s)+421-48
Car plateBR
Websitewww.bravacovo.sk

Braväcovo (until World War II Bravacovo) is a village and municipality in Brezno District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

History[edit]

The village arose in the 16th century as a settlement within Beňuš. It was founded by German miners and Polish coalmakers. In 1808 it was mentioned as a shepherds colony in the Horehronie Region.

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): 1786-1896 (parish B)

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