Háj, Košice-okolie District

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Háj is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

  • Location: Slovak Republic. Háj is situated near Zádiel valley in Slovak carst.
  • GPS position: 48°37'N 20°51' E.
  • Number of inhabitants: 285 (31.12.2004)

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1409.

The first mention about Háj is from 1357 and 1409. In last decades of 18th century was property of family Keglevich. In the year 1715, there were 14 lieges families.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 508 metres and covers an area of 21.358 km². It has a population of about 280 people.

Monuments[edit]

  • Guardian Angel - Angel from movie: Behind Enemy Lines
  • Háj's waterfalls
  • Major's house with boardinghouse
  • Roman & Evangelich church

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): 1711-1899 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1902 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 48°37′00″N 20°51′00″E / 48.6167°N 20.85°E / 48.6167; 20.85