Q: The Marko family came from Cziganyos (or Ciganovce) in the Old Hungary
part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Is it part of Austria, Hungary,
Czechoslovakia, or Ukraine?
A: Answer, all of the above. It just depends on the time period one looks
at. Prior to World War I, Ciganovce was part of the Austro-Hungarian
empire or more specifically, old Hungary. Between World War I and II, it
was part of Czechoslovakia. After World War II, it became part of
Q: What does Cziganyos or Ciganovce mean?
A: It translates to Gypsy Town. Apparently, Ciganovce was known as a town
that included Gypsies.
Ciganovce is a very small town with a road that runs through a valley with
very steeply sloped sides.
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