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This article is about the village in Slovakia. For other uses, see Hostice (disambiguation).
Rimavska Sobota District in the Banská Bystrica region

Hostice (Hungarian: Gesztete) is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1332 (1332 Gezeche, 1350 Geste, 1431 Gezthete). It belonged to noble families Ratoldoy and Lórantfy. In the 16th century it had to pay tributes to Turks. From 1938 to 1945 it belonged again to Hungary.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1761-1896 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1769-1895 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 48°14′N 20°04′E / 48.233°N 20.067°E / 48.233; 20.067