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Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region

Bačkovík (1323 Bagak, 1427 Nagybagyok, Nagybadoch, 1430 Nogh Bagh, Kysbagh) (German: Batschkowig; Hungarian: Bátyok) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of Slovakia.


Historically, the village was first mentioned in 1329as Sztancsóy (Stančov) feudatories’ property. After, in the order, it belonged to Perényi (1427), Zombory (18th century), Desseffwy and Bocskay noble families.


The village lies at an altitude of 269 metres and covers an area of 4.18 km2 (1.61 sq mi). It has a population of about 400 people.

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): 1755-1895
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1906
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1775-1895
  • Census records 1869 of Backovik are available at the state archive.

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Coordinates: 48°47′N 21°26′E / 48.783°N 21.433°E / 48.783; 21.433