Kostolec

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Kostolec
Municipality
Dedinka Kostolec - panoramio.jpg
Kostolec is located in Trenčín Region
Kostolec
Kostolec
Location of Kostolec in the Trenčín Region
Kostolec is located in Slovakia
Kostolec
Kostolec
Kostolec (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 49°08′N 18°32′E / 49.133°N 18.533°E / 49.133; 18.533Coordinates: 49°08′N 18°32′E / 49.133°N 18.533°E / 49.133; 18.533
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrenčín
DistrictPovažská Bystrica
First mentioned1430
Area
 • Total4.001 km2 (1.545 sq mi)
Elevation
495 m (1,624 ft)
Population
 • Total256
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code
017 05 (pošta Považská Bystrica 5)
Area code(s)421-42
Car platePB
Websitewww.kostolec.sk

Kostolec (Hungarian: Kosfalu) is a village and municipality in Považská Bystrica District in the Trenčín Region of north-western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1430.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 495 metres and covers an area of 4.001 km². It has a population of about 256 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1764-1895 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1801-1907 (parish B)

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External links[edit]

Media related to Kostolec at Wikimedia Commons