Kopernica

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Kopernica (German: Deutsch Litta) is a village and municipality in Žiar nad Hronom District in the Banská Bystrica Region of central Slovakia.

6: Banská Bystrica Region


Etymology[edit]

The name comes from koper (Slovak koper, kôpor: dill) + -ica. "The land where the wild dill grows".[1]

History[edit]

The village belonged to a German language island. The German population was expelled in 1945.

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): 1652-1897 (parish A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2010). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest" (PDF). Kultúra slova. Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (5): 277.

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Coordinates: 48°41′N 18°52′E / 48.683°N 18.867°E / 48.683; 18.867