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Hungarian: Tiszacsernyő
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Pioniers' Square in Čierná nad Tisou

Trebišov District in the Kosice Region

Čierna nad Tisou is located in Slovakia
Location of Čierna_nad_Tisou in Slovakia

Čierna nad Tisou is located in Košice Region
Location of Čierna_nad_Tisou in Košice Region
Coordinates: 48°25′00″N 22°05′47″E / 48.4166667, 22.09639
Country Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
Region Košice
District Trebišov
Established 1828
 • Mayor Tibor Dulík
 • Total 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Elevation 102 m (335 ft)
Population (31-12-2014)
 • Total 4 299
 • Density 459.00/km2 (1,188.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 076 43
Area code +421-56
Vehicle registration TV

Čierna_nad_Tisou (Hungarian: Tiszacsernyő) is a town in Trebišov District, Košice Region, Slovakia, near the Tisa (Tisza) river.


The town and municipality is one of the newest in the Košice Region established in 1828.

In 1968, from 29-th of July to 1-st of August, Soviet and Czechoslovak leaders Leonid Brežnev and Alexander Dubček met in Čierna nad Tisou. This meeting was followed by the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia on August 20, 1968.


The town lies at an altitude of 102 metres and covers an area of 9.37 km². It has a population of about 4390 people. It is close to the tripoint between Hungary, Ukraine and Slovakia.


The town is about 60% Hungarian, 34% Slovak and 6% Romani.

Economy and facilities[]

The town has a pharmacy, and outpatient health facilities of a general practitioner and children and adolescents. The town has a public library, gymnasium, a post office, and a number of general and food stores.


The town has a railway border crossing to Ukraine, where all trains have to change gauge. With 916 tracks this town is the biggest "harbour on land" in Central Europe. The first town across the border in Ukraine is Chop.

Twin towns — Sister cities[]

Čierna nad Tisou is twinned with:

  • Hungary Záhony, Hungary
  • Hungary Ajak, Hungary
  • Ukraine Chop, Ukraine

See also[]


Genealogical resources[]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Kosice, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1719-1922 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1795-1905 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1772-1889 (parish B)

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