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Košická Polianka
former name: Poľanka/Polianka
Hungarian: Lengyelfalva
—  Village and commune  —
Old house in Košická Polianka

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Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region



Košická Polianka is located in Slovakia
Košická Polianka
Location of Košická Polianka in Slovakia



Košická Polianka is located in Košice Region
Košická Polianka
Location of Košická Polianka in Košice Region
Coordinates: 48°41′33″N 21°20′52″E / 48.6925, 21.34778
Country  Slovakia
Region Košice
Districts of Slovakia Košice-okolie
First mentioned 1335
Government
 • Mayor Marta Petrilová (SMER-SD)
Area
 • Total 8.28 km2 (3.20 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (31-12-2015)
 • Total 1,007
 • Density 121.62/km2 (315.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 044 41
Area code +421-55
Vehicle registration KS
Website http://www.kosickapolianka.sk/

Košická Polianka (former name: Poľanka/Polianka , Hungarian: Lengyelfalva) is a village and commune in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1335 by its Hungarian name Lengenfolua when it belonged to Drugeth and Cudar families which possessed Trstené pri Hornáde. In 1337, the village passed to Krásna nad Hornádom’s abbey. It was recorded in 1337 as Lengen, in 1427 as Lengenfalva, in 1519 as Lengelfalva, in 1630 as Lengyelfalva. The village later became a Kassa (now:Košice) town estate and successively it belonged to the Palasthy family. According to legends, the village seems to have been established by Polish settlers.

Geography[]

The village lies at an altitude of 195 metres and covers an area of 8.216 km². It has a population of about 90 people.

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