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Dražkovce (Slovakia)
Basic data
State : Slovakia
Kraj : Žilinský kraj
Okres : Martin
Region : Turiec
Area : 4.387 km²
Residents : 1,060 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 242 inhabitants per km²
Height : 430  m nm
Postal code : 038 02
Telephone code : 0 43
Geographic location : 49 ° 3 '  N , 18 ° 57'  E Coordinates: 49 ° 3 '9 "  N , 18 ° 57' 18"  E
License plate : MT
Kód obce : 512214
Community type : local community
Administration (as of November 2018)
Mayor : Eva Gáborová
Address: Obecný úrad Dražkovce
č. 45
038 02 Dražkovce
Website: www.obecdrazkovce.sk
Statistics information on statistics.sk

Dražkovce (German Andreas-Josef , Hungarian Draskócvölgye - until 1907 Draskócdolina - until 1900 Dráskóc ) is a municipality in northern Slovakia with 1060 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019), which belongs to Okres Martin , part of the Žilinský kraj , and belongs to traditional landscape fall is counted.


The Sklabinský potok

The municipality is located in the northern part of the Turčianska kotlina basin in a small eroded valley of the Sklabinský brook . The municipal area is a deforested hill country with predominantly brown forest soils. The town center is at an altitude of 430  m nm and is four kilometers from Martin .

The districts Bohúnkovská Strana (incorporated after 1913, Hungarian Ivánkaföld ), Dolina (incorporated after 1898) and Svätá Helena (incorporated after 1877, Hungarian Szenthelena ) belong to the municipality .

Neighboring communities are Martin in the west and north, Diaková in the east and Dolný Kalník and Žabokreky in the south.


Roman Catholic Church in Dražkovce

Dražkovce was mentioned in writing for the first time in 1242 and derives its name from the Slavic personal name Drašk . It was a village owned by the landed nobility, in the 18th century it was owned by the Draskócz family and in the 19th century the Bulyovszky family owned the majority of the local estates . In 1828 there were 38 houses and 265 residents who were employed as farmers.

The place in Turz County belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary until 1918 , after which it became part of Czechoslovakia or now Slovakia.


According to the 2011 census, there were 828 inhabitants in Dražkovce, including 780 Slovaks , nine Czechs , four Roma and one each from Moravia , Poles , Russians and Ukrainians . Two residents indicated a different ethnic group and 29 residents gave no information about the ethnic group .

299 residents committed themselves to the Roman Catholic Church, 250 residents to the Evangelical Church AB, six residents to the Evangelical Methodist Church, four residents to the Greek Catholic Church and one resident each to the Old Catholic Church, the Orthodox Church and the Reformed Church; two residents professed a different denomination. 194 residents had no denomination and 70 residents had no denomination.


  • Roman Catholic Helenenkirche in early Gothic style from 1300
  • Country house of the Lehotský family from the first half of the 18th century
  • Country house of the Bulyovszky family in classicist style from the mid-19th century

Individual evidence

  1. Results of the 2011 census (Slovak) ( Memento of the original from March 5, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / census2011.statistics.sk

Web links

Commons : Dražkovce  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files