Moravský Svätý Ján

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Moravský Svätý Ján
Village
Former border crossing checkpoint west of the village
Former border crossing checkpoint west of the village
Moravský Svätý Ján is located in Trnava Region
Moravský Svätý Ján
Moravský Svätý Ján
Location of Moravský Svätý Ján in the Trnava Region
Moravský Svätý Ján is located in Slovakia
Moravský Svätý Ján
Moravský Svätý Ján
Moravský Svätý Ján (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°35′00″N 17°01′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.01667°E / 48.58333; 17.01667Coordinates: 48°35′00″N 17°01′00″E / 48.58333°N 17.01667°E / 48.58333; 17.01667
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrnava
DistrictSenica
First mentioned1449
Area
 • Total39.219 km2 (15.143 sq mi)
Elevation
168 m (551 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2005)
 • Total2,076
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Postal code
908 71
Area code(s)+421-34
Car plateSE
Websitewww.obecmsjan.sk
Source:[1]

Moravský Svätý Ján is a village and municipality in Senica District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1449. Under the names SZ.JANOS then ST.JOHANN IN UNGARN in the Austrian Empire.[2] It is ruled by the Kingdom of Hungary until 1918 under the name Morva-Sz-Janos.

Hungarian stamp cancelled in the village in 1900

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 168 metres and covers an area of 39.219 km². It has a population of about 2074 people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mestská a obecná štatistika SR
  2. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

External links[edit]

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