Moldava nad Bodvou

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Moldava nad Bodvou
Town
Moldava nad Bodvou, kostol svätého Ducha.jpg
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Košice-okolie
Tourism region Abov
River Bodva
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Coordinates 48°36′23″N 21°00′01″E / 48.60639°N 21.00028°E / 48.60639; 21.00028Coordinates: 48°36′23″N 21°00′01″E / 48.60639°N 21.00028°E / 48.60639; 21.00028
Area 19.765 km2 (7.631 sq mi)
Population 11,202 (2014-12-31)
Density 567 / km2 (1,469 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1255
Mayor JUDr. Ing. Slavomír Borovský
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 045 01
Area code +421-55
Car plate KS
Location of Moldava nad Bodvou in Slovakia
Location of Moldava nad Bodvou in Slovakia
Location of Moldava nad Bodvou in the Košice Region
Location of Moldava nad Bodvou in the Košice Region
Wikimedia Commons: Moldava nad Bodvou
Statistics: Regional statistics
Website: www.moldava.sk

History[edit]

In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1255.

Geography[edit]

The town lies at an altitude of 216 metres and covers an area of 19.765 km2 (7.63 sq mi). It has a population of about 11,000 people.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the town had 11,086 inhabitants. 45% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 40% Hungarians, and 15% Roma.[1] The religious make-up was 73.61% Roman Catholics, 6.91% people with no religious affiliation, 3.42% Greek Catholics and 1.12% Lutherans.[1]

Economy[edit]

The town has a police force and fire service and its own tax office.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Moldava nad Bodvou is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-02-08. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 

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