Pušovce

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Location of Prešov District in the Prešov Region.

Pušovce (Rusyn: Пушовце, Hungarian: Pósfalva) is a village and municipality in Prešov District in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia.

Name[edit]

The name comes from a personal name Puš - a founder of the settlement and owner of the property.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1352.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 330 metres and covers an area of 4.417 km². It has a population of about 550 people.

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Uličný 1990, p. 255.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Uličný, Ferdinand (1990). Dejiny osídlenia Šariša. Východoslovenské nakladateľstvo. ISBN 80-85174-03-0. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°05′N 21°25′E / 49.083°N 21.417°E / 49.083; 21.417