Bystrá, Stropkov District

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Location
49°14'39"N
021°49'00"E
Country
 Slovakia
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Description

Bystrá is a village and municipality in Stropkov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1405.

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 400 metres and covers an area of 3.012 km². It has a population of about 33 people.

Ethnicity

According to the 2001 Census, 52.6% were Slovak and 47.4% Rusyn.

Religion

According to the 2001 Census, 92.1% were Greek Catholic, 5.3% Orthodox and 2.6% Roman Catholic.

Genealogical resources

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Presov, Slovakia" Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1885-1952 (parish B)
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