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Orthodox church in the village
Orthodox church in the village

Jarabina, also known as Orjabyna (Ukrainian/Rusyn: Орябина; Hungarian: Berkenyéd) is a village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

U.S. Marine Michael Strank, Flag Raiser at Iwo Jima, was born here.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1329.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 587 metres and covers an area of 22.896 km². It has a population of about 844 people.

Genealogical resources

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1852-1927 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1789-1929 (parish A)

See also

Coordinates: 49°20′N 20°40′E / 49.333°N 20.667°E / 49.333; 20.667

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