Šaľa District

Šaľa District (Slovak: okres Šaľa; Hungarian: Vágsellyei járás) is a district in the Nitra Region of western Slovakia. Until 1918, the district formed mostly part of the county of Kingdom of Hungary of Nyitra, apart from a small area in the west around Diakovce, Tešedíkovo and Žihárec which formed part of the county of Pressburg.

Šaľa District
CountrySlovakia
Region (kraj)Nitra Region
Area
 • Total356 km2 (137 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total54,000
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix31

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Coordinates: 48°9′5″N 17°52′33″E / 48.15139°N 17.87583°E / 48.15139; 17.87583