Miková

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Miková
Municipality
Mikova.jpg
Miková is located in Prešov Region
Miková
Miková
Location of Miková in the Prešov Region
Miková is located in Slovakia
Miková
Miková
Location of Miková in Slovakia
Coordinates: 49°18′N 21°50′E / 49.300°N 21.833°E / 49.300; 21.833Coordinates: 49°18′N 21°50′E / 49.300°N 21.833°E / 49.300; 21.833
Country Slovakia
RegionPrešov
DistrictStropkov
First mentioned1390
Area
 • Total12.715 km2 (4.909 sq mi)
Elevation
415 m (1,362 ft)
Population
 • Total158
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
090 24
Area code(s)+421-54
Car plateSP
Websitewww.mikova.sk

Miková (Rusyn: Микова; 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. It was known as Mikova until 1899.

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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