Ruská

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Ruská (Hungarian: Dobóruszka) is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1195. This makes it one of the oldest recorded villages in not only Michalovce District but in the entire Košice Region.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an elevation of 109 metres and covers an area of 11.905 km². It has a population of about 595 people[when?].

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 94% Hungarian in ethnicity (547 inhabitants out of 584, according to 2001 census).

Famous people[edit]

Here is buried the famous Hungarian captain of Eger struggling against the Ottoman empire, István Dobó.

Culture[edit]

The village has a small public library and an association football pitch.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°32′N 22°09′E / 48.533°N 22.150°E / 48.533; 22.150