Krížová Ves

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Krížová Ves
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

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


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


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.


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.


  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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