|• Total||14.67 km2 (5.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||106 m (348 ft)|
|• Density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
During the Nazi occupation of Hungary in 1944, the village's entire Jewish population was deported to a ghetto in Sátoraljaújhely, and later to concentration camps where they were murdered.
The village lies at an altitude of 106 metres and covers an area of 14,67 km². It is located near the junction point of the rivers Ondava and Latorica (tributaries of the river Bodrog) in eastern Slovakia. Zemplín is also the location of Zemplín Castle, former administrative center of the former Zemplén County during the time the Kingdom of Hungary ruled the area.
According to the 2001 census, 64.2% of inhabitants were Hungarians and 35.8% were Slovaks.
In 2019 the village had a population of 368.