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Settlements of East SLOVAKIA

Runina (Juhaszlak)


Photo Credit - Vasil Fedic, 2002.


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Village Information

Village Links


News Article: Eastern region suffers depopulation, 2003


Online Historical Book:

Below Snina Rock (1964)

Forced Annexation to Hungary, 1939-1944


1914 Zemplin County Map (714KB)

1939 Military Map

    Winter, 2004 Photos

East Carpathian Biosphere Reserve - Poland/Slovakia/Ukraine

History of the Ulic Valley, 2002 (rewrite of the 1996 version)


Carpathian Ecoregion Initiative


First Mentioned  
2001 Population 74 Rusyn, 46 Ukrainian, 21 Other

128 Orthodox, 7 Greek Catholic, 6 Other

1914 Population 555; 25 Magyar, 77 German, 310 Ruthene, 118 Pole; 147 Roman Catholic, 345 Greek Catholic, 61 Jew
Village Names Runyina, Runyinya, Runina, Juhaszlak

1569 Ronua, 1773 Runyina




The village is mentioned in old Hungary Kingdom maps with the German form of name,  Reine, or Reinen. It belonged to Humenné estate. During its history, its inhabitants were employed in agriculture and as woodsmen.

Source: Vlastivedný Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977


1569 Ronua, 1773 Runyina. It is mentioned in old Hungary Kingdom maps with the German form of its name:  Reine, or Reinen (for example in the Blaeuw Atlas). It belonged to Humenné town. During the History, its inhabitants were occupied in agriculture and as woodmen.  Source: Roberto Cannoni, Italy



Runina, January, 2004

Copyright (c) 2004, Jan Runcak

Runina Church with bell tower to left, 2003

Credit to Greg Csubak

Runina Church, 2003

Credit to Greg Csubak

Runina, Slovakia, 2003

Credit to Greg Csubak


Orthodox Chrám Záštity Presvätej Bohorodičky

Administrative church: ULIČ – Chrám Záštity Presvätej Bohorodičky  



List of names from the Cemetery.

Černega - Hačko - Todak - Bobenič - Stanko - Cap - Regula - Vasko - Lisak - Harajdič - Sisak - Hunčar - Kačur - Makaj - Mika - Karcaba - Rohun - Konovalenk - Topolančik - Cacara - Kolesar - Bobrik

 (Source: Mike Charnego, 2/06)


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