Havka

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Havka
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Levoča
Elevation 627 m (2,057 ft)
Coordinates 49°20′40″N 20°24′19″E / 49.34444°N 20.40528°E / 49.34444; 20.40528Coordinates: 49°20′40″N 20°24′19″E / 49.34444°N 20.40528°E / 49.34444; 20.40528
Area 6.013160 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 43 (2010-12-31)
Density 7 / km2 (18 / sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 061 01
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia
Website: http://havka.e-obce.sk

Havka is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1337. The village's history is tied in with that of the nearby Červený Kláštor Carthusian Monastery. More recently, in the nineteenth century, a number of ethnic Germans settled here.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 633 metres and covers an area of 6.013 km². It has a population of about 42 people.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1766-1898 (parish B)

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