From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Rimavská Sobota
Elevation 266 m (873 ft)
Coordinates 48°29′N 20°07′E / 48.483°N 20.117°E / 48.483; 20.117Coordinates: 48°29′N 20°07′E / 48.483°N 20.117°E / 48.483; 20.117
Area 10.422262 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Population 221 (2011)
Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
First mentioned 1333
Postal code 980 23
Area code +421-47
Car plate RS
Location of Hostišovce in Slovakia
Location of Hostišovce in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

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.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]