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Čierne is a village and municipality in Čadca District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia, on the border with Poland and the Czech Republic.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1662.

In October 1938, the village was annexed by the Polish Army, in wake of the annexation of Zaolzie region to the Second Polish Republic.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 454 metres and covers an area of 20.841 km². It has a population of about 4,405 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1742-1918 (parish A)

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Coordinates: 49°30′N 18°49′E / 49.500°N 18.817°E / 49.500; 18.817