Hervartov

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Location
49°15'00"N
021°12'00"E
Country
 Slovakia
Categories
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Description

Hervartov 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 1406. The wooden church in the village was built around 1500 and is a Roman Catholic wooden church. It has beautiful frescoes inside and due to its cultural and historical value it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.

Geography

The municipality lies at an altitude of 450 metres and covers an area of 9.872 km2 (3.81 sq mi). It has a population of about 503 people.

Genealogical resources

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Presov, Slovakia" Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1749-1897 (parish B) Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1819-1938 (parish B)
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