Kamenica nad Hronom

Kamenica nad Hronom (Hungarian: Garamkövesd) is a municipality and village in the Nové Zámky District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Kamenica nad Hronom
Garamkövesd
village
Catholic Church in the village
Catholic Church in the village
Kamenica nad Hronom is located in Slovakia
Kamenica nad Hronom
Kamenica nad Hronom
Location in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°49′51″N 18°43′37″E / 47.83083°N 18.72694°E / 47.83083; 18.72694Coordinates: 47°49′51″N 18°43′37″E / 47.83083°N 18.72694°E / 47.83083; 18.72694
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictNové Zámky
Founded1320
Government
 • MayorJán Elzer
Area
 • Total18.71[2] km2 (7.22[2] sq mi)
Elevation
132[3] m (433[3] ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total1,278[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
943 65[3]
Area code(s)+421 36[3]
Car plateNZ
Websitehttp://www.kamenicanadhronom.sk/

GeographyEdit

The village lies at an altitude of 117 metres and covers an area of 18.795 km².

HistoryEdit

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1156. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovak troops occupied the area, later acknowledged internationally by the Treaty of Trianon. Between 1938and 1945 Kamenica nad Hronom once more became part of Miklós Horthy's Hungary through the First Vienna Award. From 1945 until the Velvet Divorce, it was part of Czechoslovakia. Since then it has been part of Slovakia.

PopulationEdit

It has a population of about 1315 people. The ethnic composition of the population is approximately 80% Hungarian and 20% Slovak.

FacilitiesEdit

The village has a public library and a football pitch.

Genealogical resourcesEdit

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Nitra, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1724–1895 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1793–1895 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1833–1895 (parish B)

See alsoEdit

RerefencesEdit

  1. ^ "Počet obyvateľov podľa pohlavia - obce (ročne)". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  2. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce [om7014rr_ukaz: Rozloha (Štvorcový meter)]". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  3. ^ a b c d "Základná charakteristika". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  4. ^ a b "Hustota obyvateľstva - obce". www.statistics.sk (in Slovak). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.

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