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Hraničné

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Hraničné is a village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

the wooden church of Hraničné
the wooden church of Hraničné

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1342. The village was formerly known as Grenzdorf in German. The wooden church there was built in 1785.[1]

In August 2021 it was announced that the road connecting the village to neighbouring Kremná would be repaired using EU funds.[2]

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 530 metres (1,740 ft) and covers an area of 7.543 square kilometres (2.912 sq mi). It has a population of about 219 people.

Genealogical resources

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Levoca, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1787-1939 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1949 (parish B)

See also

References

  1. ^ Monzer, Frieder (2015). Slowakei Unterwegs zwischen Donau, Tatra und Beskiden. Trescher. p. 288. ISBN 9783897942820. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Opravia cestu medzi obcami Hraničné a Kremná, rekonštrukcia má byť financovaná z eurofondov". Nasa Doprava. 1 August 2021. Retrieved 18 August 2021.

Coordinates: 49°22′N 20°43′E / 49.367°N 20.717°E / 49.367; 20.717


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