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


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1243.


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.


The population is about 99% Slovak in ethnicity.


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

Genealogical resources

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