Košúty

Košúty (Hungarian: Nemeskosút) is a village and municipality in Galanta District of the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia.

Košúty
Nemeskosút
Village
Coat of arms of Košúty
Košúty is located in Slovakia
Košúty
Košúty
Location of Košúty in Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°10′00″N 17°39′30″E / 48.16667°N 17.65833°E / 48.16667; 17.65833Coordinates: 48°10′00″N 17°39′30″E / 48.16667°N 17.65833°E / 48.16667; 17.65833
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrnava
DistrictGalanta
First mentioned1138
Government
 • MayorZdenka Mačicová
Area
 • Total14.37 km2 (5.55 sq mi)
Elevation
120 m (390 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,570
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal code
925 09
Area code(s)0 31
Car plateGA
Websitehttp://www.kosuty.sk

HistoryEdit

In the 9th century, the territory of Košúty became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1138. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovak troops occupied the area, later acknowledged internationally by the Treaty of Trianon. Between 1938 and 1945 Košúty 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.

GeographyEdit

The municipality lies at an elevation of 120 metres and covers an area of 14.73 km². It has a population of about 1476 people.

Genealogical resourcesEdit

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1691-1920 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1701-1896 (parish B)

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