Zlatá Idka

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Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region

Zlatá Idka (German: Goldeneidten; Hungarian: Aranyida) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1349 (Ida) when German miners (cives et hospites ac montani de eadem Ida) established here for overworking local gold and silver mines.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 659 metres and covers an area of 16.253 km². It has a population of about 345 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is almost entirely Slovak in ethnicity.

Culture[edit]

The village has a public library, a football playground and food facilities.

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station is at Košice.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°45′N 21°01′E / 48.750°N 21.017°E / 48.750; 21.017