|coat of arms||map|
|Kraj :||Nitriansky kraj|
|Area :||10.011 km²|
|Residents :||1,751 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||175 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||956 21|
|Telephone code :||0 38|
|Geographic location :|
|License plate :||TO|
|Kód obce :||556157|
|Community type :||local community|
|Administration (as of November 2018)|
|Mayor :||Jaroslav Božik|
|Address:||Obecný úrad Jacovce
956 21 Jacovce
|Statistics information on statistics.sk|
Jacovce (German Jatzowitz , Hungarian JAC ) is a municipality in the west of Slovakia , with a population of 1,751 (as of December 31, 2019) and belongs to Okres Topoľčany , a circle of Nitriansky kraj .
The municipality is located in the northern Danube hill country (part of the Slovak Danube lowlands ) on the Chotina brook , a tributary of Nitra . The center of the village is at an altitude of and is located six kilometers northwest of Topoľčany .
Today's community was created in 1903 through the merger of the places Malé Jacovce (German Kleinjatzowitz ), Veľké Jacovce (German Großjatzowitz ) and Zemianske Jacovce (German Nemeschjatzowitz ). The first written mention comes from 1224.
1944–1949 Jacovce was part of the neighboring municipality Tovarníky and 1976–1990 part of the city of Topoľčany.
Results after the 2001 census (1787 inhabitants):
- Church of the Visitation from the 14th century
- modern church of God's grace from 2003
- Bell tower from 1994, instead of an older one from 1850
- Ján Sokol (* 1933), retired Archbishop of Trnava
- Ladislav Jurkemik (* 1953), Slovak football coach
- Miroslav Šatan (* 1974), Slovak ice hockey player