Hervartov

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Hervartov
Village
Wooden church in Hervartov
Wooden church in Hervartov
Hervartov is located in Prešov Region
Hervartov
Hervartov
Location of Hervartov in the Prešov Region
Hervartov is located in Slovakia
Hervartov
Hervartov
Location of Hervartov in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°15′N 21°12′E / 49.250°N 21.200°E / 49.250; 21.200Coordinates: 49°15′N 21°12′E / 49.250°N 21.200°E / 49.250; 21.200
Country Slovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictBardejov
First mentioned1406
Area
 • Total9.87[2] km2 (3.81[2] sq mi)
Elevation
450[3] m (1,480[3] ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total514[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
086 22[3]
Area code+421 54[3]
Car plateBJ
Websitewww.hervartov.sk

Hervartov is a village and municipality in Bardejov District in the Prešov Region of north-east Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1406. The wooden church in the village was built around 1500 and is a Roman Catholic wooden church. It has beautiful frescoes inside and due to its cultural and historical value it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.[5]

Inner view of the wooden church in Hervartov

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 450 metres and covers an area of 9.872 km2 (3.81 sq mi). It has a population of about 503 people.

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): 1749-1897 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1819-1938 (parish B)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Počet obyvateľov podľa pohlavia - obce (ročne)". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  2. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce [om7014rr_ukaz: Rozloha (Štvorcový meter)]". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  3. ^ a b c d "Základná charakteristika". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  4. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  5. ^ "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area". UNESCO. 2008. Retrieved 2015-09-14.

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