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Moldava nad Bodvou

Moldava nad Bodvou
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Coat of arms of Moldava nad Bodvou
Moldava nad Bodvou is located in Slovakia
Moldava nad Bodvou
Moldava nad Bodvou
Location in Slovakia
Moldava nad Bodvou is located in Košice Region
Moldava nad Bodvou
Moldava nad Bodvou
Location in Košice Region
Coordinates: 48°36′23″N 21°00′01″E / 48.60639°N 21.00028°E / 48.60639; 21.00028
First mentioned1255
 • MayorJUDr. Ing. Slavomír Borovský
 • Total19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
206[2] m (676[2] ft)
 • Total10,266
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
045 01[2]
Area code+421 55[2]
Car plateKS

Moldava nad Bodvou (Hungarian: Szepsi; German: Moldau (an der Bodwa)) is a town and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.


In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1255.


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 11,000 people.


According to the 2011 census, the town had 11,086 inhabitants. 45% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 40% Hungarians, and 15% Roma.[4] The religious make-up was 73.61% Roman Catholics, 6.91% people with no religious affiliation, 3.42% Greek Catholics and 1.12% Lutherans.[4]


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

Twin towns — sister cities

Moldava nad Bodvou is twinned with:[5]


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic ( "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce". Retrieved 2024-02-08.
  2. ^ a b c d "Základná charakteristika". (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  3. ^ Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic ( "Počet obyvateľov podľa pohlavia - obce (ročne)". Retrieved 2024-02-08.
  4. ^ a b "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-02-08. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
  5. ^ "Partnerské mestá". (in Slovak). Moldava nad Bodvou. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
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