The commune was established only in 1964. In fact, the village is formed by two localities: Byster and Zdoba. Byster (Hungarian: Beszter) and Zdoba (Hungarian: Izdoba), respectively first mentioned in 1332 (Bester), and in 1337 (Zdoba) in historical records belonged to Krásna pri Hornádom’s benedectine abbey.
In 1337, German settlers established in Byster (Peyster).
The village lies at an altitude of 207 metres and covers an area of 8.445 km².
It has a population of about 1700 people.