Ivanka pri Dunaji

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Ivanka pri Dunaji (Hungarian: Pozsonyivánka) is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Senec District in the Bratislava Region.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1209.

In the centre of the village is a large rococo style house, built in the third quarter of the 18th century. It was altered at the beginning of the 20th century, by order of the Hunyadi family. The building has a combination of romanesque and gothic elements on its facade, including oriels, balconies, windows, and a polygonal tower with an Art Nouveau style top. The house was originally surrounded by an extensive French-style park.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 135 metres and covers an area of 14.258km². It has a population of 6011 people.[1]

Church of Saint John the Baptist[edit]

Church of Saint John the Babtist—current church in Ivanka pri Dunaji—is the third church in Ivanka. The first one was built by followers of Saint Cyril and Metod—it was simple church from wood. Second one was repaired in 1730. It was built from stone, chore was from wood. Today church built began at 1770. The building of the tower lasted two years. Tower clocks were bought from Vien in 1880. In 1991 the roof was fully replaced.

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Coordinates: 48°11′N 17°16′E / 48.183°N 17.267°E / 48.183; 17.267