Košické Oľšany

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Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region

Košické Olšany (Hungarian: Felsőolcsvár) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1288 when a part of the village belonged to Slanec Lords, and the other part to Krásna nad Hornádom’s Benedectine abbey.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 202 metres and covers an area of 8.669 km². It has a population of about 1140 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1734-1895 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1773-1905 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1749-1894 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 48°43′54″N 21°20′35″E / 48.7316666667°N 21.3430555556°E / 48.7316666667; 21.3430555556