Kamienka, Stará Ľubovňa District

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Kamienka
Village
Kamienka (okres Stará Ľubovňa) GL 1.2.jpg
Local church
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Stará Ľubovňa
Elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
Coordinates 49°19′54″N 20°36′50″E / 49.33167°N 20.61389°E / 49.33167; 20.61389Coordinates: 49°19′54″N 20°36′50″E / 49.33167°N 20.61389°E / 49.33167; 20.61389
Area 29.166 km2 (11.26 sq mi)
Population 1,409
Density 48/km2 (124/sq mi)
First mentioned 1342
Location of Kamienka in Slovakia
Location of Kamienka in Slovakia
Location of Kamienka in the Prešov Region
Location of Kamienka in the Prešov Region
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Kamienka (Rusyn: Камюнка, Kamiunka, Ukrainian: Камйонка, Kamionka) is a village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia. The village is traditionally inhabited by Rusyns, as one of their westernmost settlements.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1342.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 588 metres and covers an area of 29.166 km². It has a population of about 1409 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1624-1945 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1787-1924 (parish A)

Here were born two Greek-Catholic bishops, Ivan Bradach (1732–1772) and his younger brother Mykhaylo Bradach (1748–1815)

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