Drahňov

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Drahňov is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1315.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 17.552 km². It has a population of about 1200 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

In 2001 60% of the population was Hungarian and 40% Slovak.

Government[edit]

The village relies on the tax and district offices, fire brigade and police force at Veľké Kapušany.

Culture[edit]

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

Sports[edit]

The village has a football pitch.

Transport[edit]

The village has a railway station.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1727-1923 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1793-1938 (parish A)

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Coordinates: 48°35′N 21°58′E / 48.583°N 21.967°E / 48.583; 21.967