Dolná Ves

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Dolná Ves
Village
Pohlad z durovej skaly na dolnu ves.jpg
Dolná Ves as seen from Ďurova Skala
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Žiar nad Hronom
Coordinates 48°39′56″N 18°54′45″E / 48.66556°N 18.91250°E / 48.66556; 18.91250Coordinates: 48°39′56″N 18°54′45″E / 48.66556°N 18.91250°E / 48.66556; 18.91250
Area 2.37 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population 249 (31 Dec 2011)
Density 105/km2 (272/sq mi)
First mentioned 1429
Mayor Milan Pračko (independent)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 967 01
Area code +421-45
Car plate ZH
Location of Dolná Ves in Slovakia
Location of Dolná Ves in Slovakia
Location of Dolná Ves in the Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Dolná Ves in the Banská Bystrica Region
Wikimedia Commons: Dolná Ves
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Dolná Ves (before 1948(?): Šváb, older: Šváby; German: Schwabendorf; Hungarian: Sváb) is a village and municipality in Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia. It is near the town of Kremnica.

The first written record about the village is from the year 1427 (Schwabendorff), when the village became the property of Kremnica. Dolná Ves was part of Kremnica in the Middle Ages and from 1808 to 1882. The village was founded by German colonists.

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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): 1674-1913 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1666-1891 (parish B)

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