Jánovce

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Coordinates: 49°01′03″N 20°25′48″E / 49.01750°N 20.43000°E / 49.01750; 20.43000
Jánovce
Municipalitty
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View on a church in Jánovce
Coat of arms
Country Slovakia
Region Prešov
District Poprad
Elevation 579 m (1,900 ft)
Coordinates 49°01′03″N 20°25′48″E / 49.01750°N 20.43000°E / 49.01750; 20.43000
Area 9.676062 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 1,475 (31 December 2010)
Density 152 / km2 (394 / sq mi)
Postal code 059 13
Area code +421-52
Car plate PP
Location of Jánovce in Slovakia and in Prešov Region
Wikimedia Commons: Jánovce
Statistics: [1]
Website: www.obecjanovce.sk/

Jánovce is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 591 metres and covers an area of 9.677 km². It has a population of about 1180 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1312.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

The village has table tennis, football and aerobic clubs. Cultural sightseers will enjoy the Late Baroque church with a Bothic altar.

Notable personalities[edit]

  • Mikuláš of Levoča, painter from 15th century, one of the major Gothic painters in Slovakia.
  • Hadbavný Štefan Romuald, author of Latin-Slovak dictionary

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)

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