Main street in Častá
|Elevation||245 m (804 ft)|
|Coordinates||SK 48°23′00″N 17°22′00″E / 48.38333°N 17.36667°ECoordinates: SK 48°23′00″N 17°22′00″E / 48.38333°N 17.36667°E|
|Area||35.352 km2 (13.649 sq mi)|
|Density||59/km2 (153/sq mi)|
|Postal code||900 89|
Location of Častá in Slovakia
Location of Častá in the Bratislava Region
Častá (Hungarian: Cseszte, German: Schattmannsdorf) is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Pezinok District in the Bratislava Region, on the foothills of the Little Carpathians. The village is best known for the Červený Kameň Castle, which is above the village.
The village lies at an altitude of 245 meters and covers an area of 35.24 km². It has population of 2,078 people.
Hiking: “Častá's Fifty” (Častovská pädesiatka). Every year on the 8th of May a day hike takes place crossing the Little Carpathians to Záhorie and back usually starting at the gas station in Častá (6:00-9:30am) finishing on Častá's football field restaurant. You can choose 50-, 35-, 25-, or 12-km trails.
- Juraj Fándly, writer
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1639-1896 (parish A)