Nižné Nemecké

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Location of Sobrance District in the Košice Region

Nižné Nemecké is a village and municipality in the Sobrance District in the Košice Region of east Slovakia. The name of the village literally means "Germans of the lower" e.g. German women/things living/positioned in a lower area/village, where Germans is an adjective in the feminine or neuter gender.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1353. During the Slovak-Hungarian War this village was a target of shelling and bombing by Hungarian forces.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 7.246 km². It has a population of 333 people.

Culture[edit]

The village has a library and a soccer pitch.

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Coordinates: 48°39′N 22°15′E / 48.650°N 22.250°E / 48.650; 22.250