|Turňa nad Bodvou
Former name: Turnianske Podhradie
|— Village and commune —|
|Turňa Castle above the village|
|Districts of Slovakia||Košice-okolie|
|• Mayor||Atila Oravecz (Ind.)|
|• Total||23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi)|
|Elevation||190 m (620 ft)|
|• Total||3 526|
|• Density||151.92/km2 (393.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||044 02|
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1198. The capital of the historic county Torna County of the House of Keglević was Turňa Castle (Slovak: Turniansky hrad), later the town of Turňa nad Bodvou with a population of about 30'000 people in the year 1851. The town Turňa nad Bodvou became a village after the First World War and the Treaty of Trianon.
Economy and facilities
The village also has developed medical facilities including a Pharmacy and outpatient facilities for children and adolescents and a gynaecologist. The village also has a Slovakian bank and insurance branch.
The village has a public library and a DVD rental store. The village is connected to cable television.
The village has a football pitch.
The village has a railway station at Turňa nad Bodvou
- ^ Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände: Conversations-Lexikon, Band 15,Teil 1, S.138, F.A. Brockhaus Verlag, Leipzig 1855.
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