Herľany

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Herľany
Village
Herlany gejzir.jpg
Geyser in Herľany
Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Košice-okolie
Elevation 365 m (1,198 ft)
Coordinates 48°47′N 21°29′E / 48.783°N 21.483°E / 48.783; 21.483Coordinates: 48°47′N 21°29′E / 48.783°N 21.483°E / 48.783; 21.483
Area 9.91 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 287 (2004-12-31)
First mentioned 1487
Postal code 044 46
Area code +421-55
Car plate KS
Location of Herľany in Slovakia
Location of Herľany in Slovakia
Location of Herľany in the Košice Region
Location of Herľany in the Košice Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Herľany (German: Herlein) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1487.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 365 metres and covers an area of 9.914 km². It has a population of about 290 people.

Sights[edit]

The village is known for the only (cold water) geyser in Slovakia. It erupts periodically (24–32 hours) and erupts water to the 10–15 m height since 1872. Eruption lasts around 25 minutes.

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): 1755-1895 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1912 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1775-1895 (parish B)

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