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.
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?].
The population is about 94% Hungarian in ethnicity (547 inhabitants out of 584, according to 2001 census).
The village has a small public library and an association football pitch.
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