Moldava nad Bodvou

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Moldava nad Bodvou
Town
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
Website: www.moldava.sk

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.

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, 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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