Moldava nad Bodvou

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Moldava nad Bodvou
Country Slovakia
Region Košice
District Košice-okolie
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 31.88 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population 11,086 (31 December 2013)
Density 348 / km2 (901 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1255
Mayor Slavomír Borovský
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 045 01
Area code +421-55
Car plate KS
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Košice Region
Location in the Košice Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Moldava nad Bodvou (Hungarian: Szepsi. German: Moldau (an der Bodwa)) is a town and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.


In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1255.


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.


According to the 2011 census, the town had 11,086 inhabitants. 45% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 40% Hungarians, 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]


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

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Moldava nad Bodvou is twinned with:


  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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