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


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1315.


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.


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


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


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


The village has a football pitch.


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