Abrahámovce, Kežmarok District

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Coordinates: 49°2′39″N 20°26′20″E / 49.04417°N 20.43889°E / 49.04417; 20.43889
Abrahámovce
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Kežmarok
Elevation 713 m (2,339 ft)
Coordinates 49°2′39″N 20°26′20″E / 49.04417°N 20.43889°E / 49.04417; 20.43889
Area 6.653 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population 259 (2010)
Density 39 / km2 (101 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1286
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 059 72
Area code 052
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Prešov Region
Location in the Prešov Region
Statistics: [1]
Website: http://abrahamovce.e-obce.sk

Abrahámovce is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region of northern central Slovakia.[1] In historical records[2] the village was first mentioned in 1286. It is ituated 12 km east from the district capital Kežmarok. The municipality lies at an altitude of 713 metres and covers an area of 6.653 km². It has a population of about 225 people.

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Part of Abrahámovce is a cottage settlement Píkovce with about 30 holiday chalets. The village is situated in a halfway between Poprad and Spišská Nová Ves. In Abrahámovce are kindergarten, foodstuff store, public library, football pitch and a pub. Important sightseeing is a rococo church reconstructed in the second half of the 18th century.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1696-1898 (parish A)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1877-1925
  • Census records 1869 of Abrahamovce are available at the state archive.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic". Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Retrieved 9.8.2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ http://www.e-obce.sk/obec/abrahamovce/2-historia.html

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