Hladovka

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Hladovka
Village
HladovkaTemplom.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Žilina
District Tvrdošín
Elevation 747 m (2,451 ft)
Coordinates 49°22′N 19°46′E / 49.367°N 19.767°E / 49.367; 19.767Coordinates: 49°22′N 19°46′E / 49.367°N 19.767°E / 49.367; 19.767
Area 18.908 km2 (7.30 sq mi)
Population 964 (2006-12-31)
Density 51/km2 (132/sq mi)
Founded 1593
Postal code 027 13
Area code +421-43
Car plate TS
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Žilina Region
Location in the Žilina Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.hladovka.orava.sk

Hladovka (Polish: Głodówka) is a village and municipality in Tvrdošín District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1598. Until 1918/20 it belonged to Hungary, 1920-1924 and 1938-1939 to Poland, 1939-1945 to Slovakia, 1945-1993 to Czechoslovakia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 747 metres and covers an area of 18.098 km². It has a population of about 960 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bytca, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1763-1893 (parish A)

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