Gerlachov, Bardejov District

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49°19'14"N
021°06'37"E
Country
 Slovakia
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Description

Gerlachov is a village and municipality in Bardejov District in the Prešov Region of north-east Slovakia.

History

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1326. The name is derived from the Germanic name Gerlach with Slavic suffix -ov.

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 360 metres and covers an area of 8.864 km². It has a population of about 1020 people, 48.5% of whom are Greek Catholic and 42.7% are Eastern Orthodox.

Genealogical resources

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Levoca, Presov, Slovakia" Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1792-1899 (parish B) Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1769-1896 (parish B) Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1710-1895 (parish B)
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