Ruská Bystrá

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Location of Sobrance District in the Košice Region

Ruská Bystrá is a village and municipality in the Sobrance District in the Košice Region of east Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1405. There is a church of St. Nicholas in Ruská Bystrá built at the beginning of the 18th century which has just 2 towers and the shape of its almost perfect geometric roof resembles traditional houses of peasants. Interior with religious artefacts dates back to the 18th century as well.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 453 metres and covers an area of 11.965 km². It has a population of 130 people.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°51′N 22°18′E / 48.850°N 22.300°E / 48.850; 22.300