|Elevation||266 m (873 ft)|
|Area||10.422262 km2 (4.02 sq mi)|
|Density||21/km2 (54/sq mi)|
|Postal code||980 23|
Location of Hostišovce in Slovakia
Location of Hostišovce in the Banská Bystrica Region
Hostišovce (German: Gesstech) is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia. To the cultural sightseeings belongs classical evangelical church with rococo interior.
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1333 (1333 Geztus, 1368 Gesthes). In 1582 it was pillaged. Locals had been engaged in the production of weaving tools and wax.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1743-1841 (parish B)
- Surnames of living people in Hostisovce
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