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Čierna nad Tisou

Tiszacsernyő
Town
Pionierov Square
Pionierov Square
Coat of arms of Čierna nad Tisou
Coat of arms
Čierna nad Tisou is located in Košice Region
Čierna nad Tisou
Čierna nad Tisou
Location of Čierna nad Tisou within Košice Region
Čierna nad Tisou is located in Slovakia
Čierna nad Tisou
Čierna nad Tisou
Location of Čierna nad Tisou within Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°25′00″N 22°05′47″E / 48.41667°N 22.09639°E / 48.41667; 22.09639Coordinates: 48°25′00″N 22°05′47″E / 48.41667°N 22.09639°E / 48.41667; 22.09639
CountrySlovakia
RegionKošice
DistrictTrebišov
First mentioned1828
Government
 • MayorIng. Marta Vozáriková (2010-present)
Area
 • Total9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Elevation
102 m (335 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31[1])
 • Total3,593
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
076 43
Area code(s)421-56
Car plateTV
Websitewww.ciernanadtisou.sk

Čierna nad Tisou (Hungarian: Tiszacsernyő) is a town and municipality in the Trebišov District in the Košice Region of extreme south-eastern Slovakia, near the Tisa (Tisza) river.

History

The town and municipality is one of the newest in the Košice Region established in 1828.

In 1968, from 29 July to 1 August, Soviet and Czechoslovak leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Alexander Dubček met in Čierna nad Tisou. This meeting was followed by the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia on 20 August 1968.

Geography

The town lies at an altitude of 102 metres (335 feet) and covers an area of 9.37 square kilometres (3.62 square miles). It has a population of about 3,500 people. It is close to the tripoint between Hungary, Ukraine and Slovakia.

Ethnicity

The town is about 60% Hungarian, 34% Slovak, 6% Ukrainian.

Economy and facilities

The town has a pharmacy, and outpatient health facilities of a general practitioner and children and adolescents. The town has a public library, gymnasium, a post office, and a number of general and food stores.

Transport

Railway border crossing

The town has a railway border crossing to Ukraine, where all trains have to change gauge. With 916 tracks this town is the biggest "harbour on land" in Central Europe. The first town across the border in Ukraine is Chop.

Twin towns – sister cities

Čierna nad Tisou is twinned with:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Population and migration". Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. Retrieved 16 April 2019.

Genealogical resources

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1719-1922 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1795-1905 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1772-1889 (parish B)

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