Ardovo

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Ardovo (Hungarian: Pelsőcardó) a village and municipality in the Rožňava District in the Košice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1243.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 138 metres and covers an area of 18.464 km2 (7.13 sq mi). It has a population of about 840 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 99% Slovak in ethnicity.

Culture[edit]

The village has a small public library, a post office, a football pitch and a food store.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1825-1895
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1701-1852 (parish: B), 1852-1895 (parish: C)
  • Census records 1869 of Ardovo are not available at the state archive.

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Coordinates: 48°32′N 20°25′E / 48.533°N 20.417°E / 48.533; 20.417