Vaďovce

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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 really good holiday centre for many years. Young students used to go over there just because of incredible silent and fairly patient people and unbelievably cheap high-class beer. There is a beautiful 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.

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Coordinates: 48°44′N 17°44′E / 48.733°N 17.733°E / 48.733; 17.733