České Brezovo

České Brezovo
Evangelical Church in České Brezovo
Country Slovakia
Region Banská Bystrica
District Poltár
Elevation 432 m (1,417 ft)
Coordinates SK 48°26′N 19°39′E / 48.433°N 19.650°E / 48.433; 19.650Coordinates: SK 48°26′N 19°39′E / 48.433°N 19.650°E / 48.433; 19.650
Area 39.230 km2 (15.15 sq mi)
Population 505 (2011)
Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
First mentioned 1435
Postal code 985 03
Area code +421-47
Car plate PT
Location of České Brezovo in Slovakia
Location of České Brezovo in the Banská Bystrica Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.ceskebrezovo.sk

České Brezovo (Cžeska Brezowa in 1773) is a village and municipality in the Poltár District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.


In historical records, the village was surely mentioned in 1435 (Brezow, Bryzow), but the existence of the village in the area is recorded from 1334 as belonging to Zach, Bošňák and Szentivány families. In 1834 Juraj Zahn based a glasswork in Zlatno settlement.


In České Brezovo was born Bohuslav Tablic, one of the leaders of Slovak classicism. Village commemorates him with a memory plaque on a public library.

Notable personalities

Genealogical resources

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

See also

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