Miková

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Location of Stropkov District in the Prešov Region.

Miková (Hungarian: Mikó) is a village and municipality in Stropkov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1390. Until 1899 it was called as Mikova.

The village is perhaps best known as the ancestral village of the American artist Andy Warhol, whose parents both emigrated from Miková in the early 20th century.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 415 metres and covers an area of 12.715 km². It has a population of about 158 people.

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Coordinates: 49°18′N 21°50′E / 49.300°N 21.833°E / 49.300; 21.833