Porubka/Porúbka [pod Vihorlatom]
Porubka is a small village located in east Slovakia, slightly southeast of the town of Humenne. We have very little information about this village. If you would like to contribute knowledge or material about this village, please drop us a note.
Throughout history, the villagers were employed in agriculture and as woodsmen.
Source: Vlastivedný Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977
1451 Porupka, 1773 Porubka. First mention in 1451. Situad by the Plava stream, it belonged to Humenné town. After it passed to Csáky, and in the XIX century, to the famous noble family Andrássy. During the History, its inhabitants were occupied in agriculture and as woodmen. Source: Roberto Cannoni, Italy
THANKS to George Dolnak for the Photographs (2004).
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Last Update: 05 July 2007