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Obecný úrad Župčany 95
080 01 Prešov

Tel.: 051/ 771 11 92
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Region: Prešov


First written mention: 1248

Height above sea level: 315 m.n.m.

Numbers of inhabitants: 1297

Sufrace of cadaster: 848 ha


Župčany are situated in Šariš highlands in a spring area of Šariš stream. They are one of the oldest villages in Slovakia, their history reach back to 11th century. First written mention is from 1248. Village, according to the well-preserved historical documents, had church as early as in 13th century. Nowadays village has Roman Catholic Late Gothic church from 16th century with modified aisle from 18th century and façade from 20th century, consecrated to Translation of The Virgin Mary. Curia from the first part of 19th century belongs to the historical sights of the village. Mansion from the first half of 19th century belongs to historical monuments. Basswood alley is also rated to the natural jewels. Along the land area there are dispersed chapels which served to the believers. The village administrates primary school with kindergarten. There is an ampleness of shops, services and opportunities of cultural and sport activities. And also business sphere is successfully expanding and the biggest company is LC Manager – sewing manufactory. In a village writer Jonáš Záborský has spent a part of his life and has been also buried here. Commemorative room was founded to esteem of his work in the village.  


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