Vaďovce

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Vaďovce
Municipality
Church of Saint Michael
Church of Saint Michael
Vaďovce is located in Trenčín Region
Vaďovce
Vaďovce
Location of Vaďovce in the Trenčín Region
Vaďovce is located in Slovakia
Vaďovce
Vaďovce
Vaďovce (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°44′N 17°44′E / 48.733°N 17.733°E / 48.733; 17.733Coordinates: 48°44′N 17°44′E / 48.733°N 17.733°E / 48.733; 17.733
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrenčín
DistrictNové Mesto nad Váhom
First mentioned1392
Area
 • Total11.114 km2 (4.291 sq mi)
Elevation
228 m (748 ft)
Population
 • Total686
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code
916 13 (pošta Kostolné)
Area code(s)421-32
Car plateNM
Websitewww.vadovce.sk

Vaďovce (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈʋaɟɔʊ̯tsɛ]; Hungarian: Vagyóc) is a village and municipality in Nové Mesto nad Váhom District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia between Biele and Male Karpaty.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1392 Vaďovce has been a holiday centre for many years. There is a old church with ancient ornaments on the walls. Overall, Vaďovce has been not been well known but in recent years awareness has grown. The current mayor of Vaďovce is Alžbeta Tuková. The patriot Michal Cibulka was born in this village and Ján Krasko Zápotocký had been officiating here. He is an active Slovak patriot who had collected and edited folk songs for piano and choir.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 228 metres and covers an area of 11.114 km². It has a population of about 686 people.

External links[edit]

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