Jánovce

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Jánovce
Municipality
View on a church in Jánovce
View on a church in Jánovce
Coat of arms of Jánovce
Coat of arms
Jánovce is located in Slovakia
Jánovce
Jánovce
Location of Jánovce in Slovakia and in Prešov Region
Coordinates: 49°01′03″N 20°25′48″E / 49.01750°N 20.43000°E / 49.01750; 20.43000Coordinates: 49°01′03″N 20°25′48″E / 49.01750°N 20.43000°E / 49.01750; 20.43000
CountrySlovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictPoprad
Area
 • Total9.676062 km2 (3.735948 sq mi)
Elevation
579 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)
 • Total1,475
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal code
059 13
Area code(s)+421-52
Car platePP
Websitewww.obecjanovce.sk/

Jánovce is a village and municipality in Poprad District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 591 metres and covers an area of 9.677 km². It has a population of about 1180 people.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1312.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

The village has table tennis, football and aerobic clubs. Cultural sightseers will enjoy the Late Baroque church with a Bothic altar.

Notable personalities[edit]

  • Mikuláš of Levoča, painter from 15th century, one of the major Gothic painters in Slovakia.
  • Hadbavný Štefan Romuald, author of Latin-Slovak dictionary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 12, 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2012.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1758-1897 (parish B)

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