Plechotice

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Plechotice (Hungarian: Pelejte) is a village and municipality in the Trebišov District in the Košice Region of south-eastern Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Slovak plechota—a land without vegetation.[1] 1332 Pellechte.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1324.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 142 metres (466 ft) and covers an area of 12.936 km². It has a population of about 775 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is about 99% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library and a football pitch

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Krajčovič, Rudolf (2014). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (48)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (6): 334.

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Coordinates: 48°38′N 21°38′E / 48.633°N 21.633°E / 48.633; 21.633