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Hungarian: Gortvakisfalud
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Memorial monument of Gortva

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Rimavská Sobota District in Banská Bystrica Region

Gortva is located in Slovakia
Location of Gortva in Slovakia

Gortva is located in Banská Bystrica Region
Location of Gortva in Banská Bystrica Region
Coordinates: 48°17′45″N 20°01′30″E / 48.29583, 20.025
Country  Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Rimavská Sobota
First mentioned 1326
 • Mayor Gejza Balog (Ind.Wp globe tiny.gif)
 • Total 9.63 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Population (31 Dec. 2014)
 • Total 543
 • Density 56.39/km2 (146.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 980 02
Area code 421-47
Vehicle registration RS

Gortva (Hungarian: Gortvakisfalud) is a village and commune in Rimavská Sobota District, Banská Bystrica Region, southern Slovakia.

History[edit | edit source]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1326 (1326 Gurtuatu, 1383 Kisfalud), when it belonged to Feledy feudatories. In the 16th century it suffered Turkish devastations. From 1938 to 1944 it was annexed by Hungary.

Genealogical resources[edit | edit source]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1762-1897 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1786-1863 (parish A)

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