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Kamienka, Stará Ľubovňa District

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Kamienka
Village
Local church
Kamienka
Kamienka
Location of Kamienka in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°19′54″N 20°36′50″E / 49.33167°N 20.61389°E / 49.33167; 20.61389Coordinates: 49°19′54″N 20°36′50″E / 49.33167°N 20.61389°E / 49.33167; 20.61389
CountrySlovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictStará Ľubovňa
First mentioned1342
Area
 • Total29.166 km2 (11.261 sq mi)
Elevation
588 m (1,929 ft)
Population
 • Total1,409
 • Density48/km2 (130/sq mi)

Kamienka (Rusyn: Камюнка, Kamiunka, Ukrainian: Камйонка, Kamionka) is a village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia. The village is traditionally inhabited by Rusyns, as one of their westernmost settlements.

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1342.

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 588 metres and covers an area of 29.166 km². It has a population of about 1409 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): 1624-1945 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1787-1924 (parish A)

Here were born two Greek-Catholic bishops, Ivan Bradach (1732–1772) and his younger brother Mykhaylo Bradach (1748–1815)

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Kamienka, Stará Ľubovňa District
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