An example of an excavated house
|Area||13.88 km2 (5.36 sq mi)|
|Density||24/km2 (62/sq mi)|
|Postal code||935 02|
The excavated dwellings are said to have been constructed by the local people in the 16th and 17th centuries in order to "hide the village" and avoid the Turkish raids. They did not want to build normal ground-level houses because these would be visible from afar.
Brhlovce has a population of 329 people and an area of 13.385 km².
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Nitra, Presov, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1844-1895 (parish B)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1746-1896 (parish B)
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