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Settlements of East SLOVAKIA


Pticie 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.


Village Information

Village Links


Ptičie obce

1997 Topographical Map

Online Historical Book:

Below Snina Rock (1964)

Village Web Site

Current Road Map


Current Topo Map #2


1925 Topo Map (1.4MB)



Earliest Record 1273
2001 Population 660
1914 Population 464

7 Magyar, 456 Slovak; 431 Roman Catholic, 22 Greek Catholic, 7 Evangelical

Village Names Petitsche, Peticse, Petecse, Pcice

1273 Peteche, 1451 Peticse, 1808 Petice

Ownership Originally given to Ják Sztaráy of Michalovce, by King Stefan.  Later, it was owned by the Humenne estate.  From the 17th to the 19th century it was owned by the Csáky noble family.  Later in the 19th century, it belonged to the noble family Szapáry.




Situated near the Ptanok valley stream (which gave its name), it was first mentioned in the Zemplin county archives, containing a castle from the King Stefan to the nobleman Ják Sztaráy of Michalovce.

Through its history, its inhabitants were employed in agriculture and as woodsmen.

Source: Vlastivedný Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977


1273 Peteche, 1451 Peticse, 1808 Petice. Situated in the Ptanok stream valley (which gave it the name), and mentioned for the first time in 1273 in the Zemplin County archives, it was a castle given from the King Stefan to the feudatory Ják Sztaráy of Michalovce. After that, it belonged to Humenné town. From XVII to XIX century was a Csáky family’s possession. In the XIX century it belonged to nobles Szapáry. 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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