Semerovo

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Nové Zámky District in the Nitra region

Semerovo (Hungarian: Komáromszemere) is a village and municipality in the Nové Zámky District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1210.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 150 metres and covers an area of 23.409 km². It has a population of about 1250 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 96% Slovak and 3% Hungarian, with other small ethnic minorities, mainly gypsy. Also, as of 2003 there is one Chilean-American living in the center of the village. There was once a sizable Jewish population consisting of several families; all of them were deported to concentration camps during the years of world war II. There is a small but interesting Jewish cemetery on the village's outskirts.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a small public library a gym and a football pitch, and a Roman Catholic church whose base stone dates from the 9th century.

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Coordinates: 48°01′N 18°21′E / 48.017°N 18.350°E / 48.017; 18.350