Krížová Ves

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Krížová Ves
Municipality
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 594 m (1,949 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′20″N 20°29′10″E / 49.18889°N 20.48611°E / 49.18889; 20.48611Coordinates: 49°11′20″N 20°29′10″E / 49.18889°N 20.48611°E / 49.18889; 20.48611
Area 11.928327 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population 2,008 (2010-12-31)
Density 168/km2 (435/sq mi)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 01
Phone prefix 421-53
Car plate KK
Location in Slovakia
Website: http://krizovaves.sk

Krížová Ves (Hungarian: Keresztfalu - older name , German: Kreuz) is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of north Slovakia.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1290. Krížová Ves had been known also by its German name Kreuz.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 624 metres and covers an area of 11.928 km². It has a population of about 2000 people.

Demographics[edit]

According to 2010 census total population was 2008. In the village is sizeable Roma nationality, which had been claimed by 1249 inhabitants, which is ca. 62% of the total population. In 2010 there had been 1008 males and 1000 females, what is ca. 50% for both.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

In Krížová Ves are a football pitch, public library, elementary school, kindergarten, cable TV, foodstuff store and a general store. Cultural sightseeings are gothic Roman Catholic and evangelical churches and a Renaissance manor house.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 12, 2013. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 

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