Dolné Zahorany

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Rimavska Sobota District in the Banská Bystrica region

Dolné Zahorany (earlier Maďarské Záhorany; Hungarian: Hegymeg, earlier Magyarhegymeg) is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.


In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1341 (1341 Hegmuky, Hegmeg, 1427 Hegymeg). Originally, it was situated between Padarovce and Lukovištie. In 1566 it was completely destroyed by the Turks and later rebuilt at the current location.

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): 1774-1873 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1767-1883 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 48°21′N 19°55′E / 48.350°N 19.917°E / 48.350; 19.917