Hanušovce nad Topľou

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Hanušovce nad Topľou
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Hanušovce nad Topľou
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Vranov nad Topľou
River Topľa
Elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Coordinates 49°01′35″N 21°30′01″E / 49.02639°N 21.50028°E / 49.02639; 21.50028Coordinates: 49°01′35″N 21°30′01″E / 49.02639°N 21.50028°E / 49.02639; 21.50028
Area 14.375 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population 3,741 (2011)
Density 260/km2 (673/sq mi)
First mentioned 1332
Mayor Štefan Straka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 094 31
Phone prefix 421-57
Car plate VT
Location  in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
Location in the Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Hanušovce nad Topľou
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.hanusovce.sk

Hanušovce nad Topľou is a town in the Vranov nad Topľou District, Prešov Region in eastern Slovakia, near the Topľa river.


The first written record about the town was in 1332 under name Hanusa.


Hanušovce nad Topľou lies at an altitude of 207 metres (679 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 14.973 square kilometres (5.8 sq mi).[1] It is located in the Beskidian Piedmont between the ranges of Slanské vrchy and Ondavská vrchovina, 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-west from the district seat Vranov nad Topľou and 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Prešov.


According to the 2001 census, the town had 3,582 inhabitants. 85.01% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 14.27% Roma and 0.20% Ukrainians.[1] The religious makeup was 53.41% Roman Catholics, 36.63% Lutherans, 5.19% Greek Catholics and 1.31% people with no religious affiliation.[1]
According to the 2011 census, the town had 3,741 inhabitants. 2,961 of inhabitants were Slovaks, 641 Roma and 139 others and unspecified.[2]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Hanušovce nad Topľou is twinned with:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-01-11. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  2. ^ http://portal.statistics.sk/files/obce-narodnost.pdf

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1853-1910 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1847-1939 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1810-1896 (parish A)

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