Hurbanovo

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Coordinates: 47°52′32″N 18°11′36″E / 47.87556°N 18.19333°E / 47.87556; 18.19333
Hurbanovo
Ógyalla
Town
Hurbanovo2.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Coordinates 47°52′32″N 18°11′36″E / 47.87556°N 18.19333°E / 47.87556; 18.19333
Area 59.943 km2 (23.14 sq mi)
Population 7,751 (2011)
Density 129 / km2 (334 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1329
Postal code 947 XX
Area code +421-35
Car plate KN
Location of Hurbanovo in Slovakia
Location of Hurbanovo in Slovakia
Wikimedia Commons: Hurbanovo
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.hurbanovo.sk

Hurbanovo (until 1948 Stará Ďala, Hungarian: Ógyalla, German: Altdala) is a town and large municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia. In 1948, its Slovak name was changed to Hurbanovo, named after Slovak writer Jozef Miloslav Hurban.

History[edit]

In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1329.

Geography[edit]

The town lies at an elevation of 115 metres and covers an area of 59.943 km². Hurbanovo is situated on the climatically warmest location of the Podunajská nížina lowland, and it is located on the left bank of the Žitava river in the area with an altitude around 115 metres above the sea level.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the municipality had 7,751 inhabitants. 3,753 of inhabitants were Slovaks, 3,196 Hungarians, 189 Roma and 42 Czechs and 571 others and unspecified.[1]

Government[edit]

The town has a birth registry, a police force and a tax office.

Facilities[edit]

The town has a public library, a DVD rental store and a cinema. It also has a football pitch. The town has a commercial bank and insurance company and number of general and food stores. It has a doctor's surgery and an outpatient facility for children and adolescents and a gynaecologist. A brewery, called Zlatý Bažant, also operates in the town.

Transport[edit]

The town has a garage and petrol station and a railway station.

Famous people[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate).[2]

Climate data for Hurbanovo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
6
(42)
11
(52)
17
(62)
22
(72)
25
(77)
27
(81)
27
(81)
22
(72)
16
(61)
8
(47)
4
(39)
15.6
(60.2)
Average low °C (°F) −4
(25)
−1
(30)
1
(34)
5
(41)
10
(50)
13
(55)
14
(58)
14
(57)
10
(50)
6
(42)
1
(34)
−2
(29)
5.6
(42.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
38
(1.5)
56
(2.2)
58
(2.3)
56
(2.2)
53
(2.1)
43
(1.7)
38
(1.5)
50
(2)
38
(1.5)
519
(20.5)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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External links[edit]

Climate data for Hurbanovo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
5.5
(41.9)
11.1
(52)
16.5
(61.7)
22.0
(71.6)
24.8
(76.6)
27.0
(80.6)
27.0
(80.6)
22.1
(71.8)
15.9
(60.6)
8.0
(46.4)
3.7
(38.7)
15.5
(59.9)
Average low °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−2.3
(27.9)
1.3
(34.3)
5.1
(41.2)
10.0
(50)
12.8
(55)
14.3
(57.7)
14.1
(57.4)
10.3
(50.5)
5.7
(42.3)
1.3
(34.3)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.6
(42.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 32
(1.26)
27
(1.06)
28
(1.1)
39
(1.54)
57
(2.24)
59
(2.32)
57
(2.24)
53
(2.09)
43
(1.69)
39
(1.54)
51
(2.01)
39
(1.54)
524
(20.63)
Source: World Weather[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1764-1918 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1793-1942 (parish A)

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