Drahňov (Hungarian: Deregnyő) is a village and municipality in Michalovce District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia.

HistoryEdit

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1315.

GeographyEdit

The village lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 17.56 km2 (6.78 sq mi) (2020-06-30/-07-01).[1]

EthnicityEdit

In 2001 60% of the population was Hungarian and 40% Slovak.

PopulationEdit

It has a population of 1,603 people (2020-12-31).[2]

GovernmentEdit

The village relies on the tax and district offices, fire brigade and police force at Veľké Kapušany.

CultureEdit

The village has a small public library, a post office, and a food store.

SportsEdit

The village has a football pitch.

TransportEdit

The village has a railway station.

Genealogical resourcesEdit

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1727-1923 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1793-1938 (parish A)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistic of Slovak places by Dušan Kreheľ – Export". Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  2. ^ "Statistic of Slovak places by Dušan Kreheľ – Export". Retrieved 2021-07-05.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 48°35′N 21°58′E / 48.583°N 21.967°E / 48.583; 21.967