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Legnava (Slovak: Legňava, German: Lassenau, Hungarian: Hosszúvágás, Rusyn: Леґнава) is a veelage an municipality in Stará Ľubovňa Destrict, Prešov Region in northren Slovakie. Hit haes 98 woners.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The veelage is in the northren pairt o the Ľubovňa Heichlands on the east bank o the River Poprad, naur the mairch wi Poland.

Historie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Legnava wis foondit efter 1366 on a widdy airt o laund that a thane cried Jakob gat fae Keeng Louis the Great o Hungary tae big a veelage. Hit wis erest mentiont in 1427 as Langnow. In the ilk yeir, the veelage wis taxt at a rate o seiven Porta. Accordin tae a missive fae 1440, ainly Vlachs bade in Legnava. Aboot 1600, the veelage haed 16 paisant hames. At the end o the 16t yeirhunner, Legnava wis a middlin veelage wi ainly paisants, maist o whilk war Rusyns. In the 17t an 18t yeirhunners, hit aucht tae the Semsey an Szirmay faimlies respectively. In 1787, the veelage haed 298 woners an by 1880 hit haed 503 woners. At that time, the woners maistly wrocht on ferms an in the wids.

Ere 1918, the veelage wis pairt o the Kinrick o Hungary. Efter 1918, hit becam pairt o Czechoslovakie. Hit is pairt o Slovakie the dey.

The dey, maist o the laund aroond Legnava is awnt by the Kundrat faimly.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2011 census, 125 fowk bade in Legnava, includin 93 Slovaks, 23 Rusyns, four Roma, an yin Roushie. Fower woners daed no sey whit thair ancestry wis.