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Moldava nad Bodvou
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Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region



Moldava nad Bodvou is located in Slovakia
Moldava nad Bodvou
Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region



Moldava nad Bodvou is located in Košice Region
Moldava nad Bodvou
Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region
Coordinates: 48°36′23″N 21°0′01″E / 48.60639, 21.00028
Country  Slovakia
Region Košice
Districts of Slovakia Košice-okolie
First mentioned 1255
Government
 • Mayor István Zachariaš
Area
 • Total 31.88 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 045 01
Area code +421-55
Vehicle registration KS
Website www.moldava.sk

Moldava nad Bodvou (Hungarian: Szepsi. German: Moldau (an der Bodwa)) is a town and commune in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia. The town includes the former independent settlement of Budulov (Hungarian: Bodolló)

History[edit | edit source]

In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1255.

Geography[edit | edit source]

The town lies at an altitude of 216 metres and covers an area of 19.765 km2 (7.63 sq mi). It has a population of about 9,900 people.

Demographics[edit | edit source]

According to the 2001 census, the town had 9,525 inhabitants. 50.49% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 43.65% Hungarians, 3.71% Roma and 0.49% Czechs.[1] The religious make-up was 73.61% Roman Catholics, 6.91% people with no religious affiliation, 3.42% Greek Catholics and 1.12% Lutherans.[1]

Economy[edit | edit source]

The town has a police force and fire service and its own tax office.

International relations[edit | edit source]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit | edit source]

Moldava nad Bodvou is twinned with:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ a b "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-02-08. http://web.archive.org/web/20080208225314/http://www.statistics.sk/mosmis/eng/run.html. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 

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