Hervartov

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Hervartov
Village
Hervartov dreveny kostelik Slovakia 3834.JPG
Wooden church in Hervartov
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Bardejov
Elevation 450 m (1,476 ft)
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
Area 9.87 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 507 (2004-12-31)
Density 51/km2 (132/sq mi)
First mentioned 1406
Postal code 086 22
Area code +421-45
Car plate BJ
Location of Hervartov in Slovakia
Location of Hervartov in Slovakia
Location of Hervartov in the Prešov Region
Location of Hervartov in the Prešov Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

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.[1]

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)

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