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Click [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1554443 here] for Slovakia Church Books, 1592-1910, online.
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Tips for Beginners|Tips for beginners]]
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*[[Slovakia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*Biographies
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*[[Slovakia Census|Census]]
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*Church Directories
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*Church History
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*Court Records
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*Dwellings
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*Emigration and Immigration
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*[[Slovakia Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*Heraldry
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*Historical Geography
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*Land and Property
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*[[Slovakia Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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The Slovak Republic is a sovereign state in Central Europe. It has a population of over five million and an area of about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi). Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. The largest city is the capital, Bratislava.  
  
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== Getting started with Slovak research  ==
 
== Getting started with Slovak research  ==
  
Welcome to the '''Slovakia page'''!  
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{{SlovakDC}}Welcome to the '''Slovakia page'''!<br><br>
  
 
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 Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
 
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*[[Slovakia Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
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== Featured Content  ==
 
== 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 [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lo.html The World Factbook]and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia Wikipedia].  
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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 [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lo.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia Wikipedia].  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== 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 [[Slovakia History|more...]]  
 
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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*Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický 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.  
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Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The country underwent a nonviolent "velvet divorce" into its two national components, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Slovakia joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004 and the euro zone on 1 January 2009. 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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The Slovak Republic is a sovereign state in Central Europe. It has a population of over five million and an area of about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi). Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. The largest city is the capital, Bratislava.


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[edit] 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!

[edit] Research Tools

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[edit] 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 Factbook and Wikipedia.

[edit] Jurisdictions

Slovak historical borders.jpg

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...

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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)

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

[edit] Did you know?

Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The country underwent a nonviolent "velvet divorce" into its two national components, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Slovakia joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004 and the euro zone on 1 January 2009. 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.



 

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