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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Slovakia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Slovakia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
 
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Slovakia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Slovakia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
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*[[Slovakia Accessing Slovak Vital Records|Accessing Slovak Vital Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Determining a Place of Origin|Determining a Place of Origin in Slovakia]]
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*[http://www.jakubanyrecords.com Jakubany, Slovakia Church Records 1772-2004+]
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*[[Slovakia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read [[Slovakia History|more...]]
  
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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read [[Slovakia History|more...]] Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):  
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== Did you know?  ==
 
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Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The [[Carpathian Ruthenia|Ruthenian region]] had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.  
 
Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The [[Carpathian Ruthenia|Ruthenian region]] had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.  
  
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*[[Slovakia Accessing Slovak Vital Records|Accessing Slovak Vital Records]]
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
*[[Slovakia Beginning Research|Beginning Slovak Research]]
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*[[Slovakia Determining a Place of Origin|Determining a Place of Origin in Slovakia]]
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*[[Slovakia Finding Records of Your Ancestors|Finding Records of Your Slovak Ancestors]]
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*[http://www.jakubanyrecords.com Jakubany, Slovakia Church Records 1772-2004+]
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<br>The Genealogical Society of Utah has been microfilming Slovak archive vital records since 1991. Although the microfilming is not complete (Bratislava, the last archive, is currently being filmed), most of the films are now available through the Family History Library.
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Getting started with Slovak research

Welcome to the Slovakia page!

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Slovakia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Slovakia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

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Featured Content

Slovakia is a country in Central Europe bordering the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. To read more about Slovakia see The World Factbookand Wikipedia.

Jurisdictions

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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read more...

Modern slovak regions.jpg

Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):

  • Bratislava Region (Bratislavský kraj)
  • Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj)
  • Trenčín Region (Trenčiansky kraj)
  • Nitra Region (Nitriansky kraj)
  • Žilina Region (Žilinský kraj)
  • Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj)
  • Prešov Region (Prešovský kraj)
  • Košice Region (Košický kraj)

Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.

Did you know?

Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The Ruthenian region had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: