Tlmače

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Coordinates: 48°17′16″N 18°31′52″E / 48.28778°N 18.53111°E / 48.28778; 18.53111
Tlmače
Town
Hill kusa hora tlmace.JPG
Hill Kusa Hora near Tlmace
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Levice
Tourism region Tekov
River Hron
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Coordinates 48°17′16″N 18°31′52″E / 48.28778°N 18.53111°E / 48.28778; 18.53111
Area 4.642 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 4,172 (2005-12-31)
Density 899 / km2 (2,328 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1075
Mayor Miroslav Považan
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 935 21
Phone prefix 421-36
Car plate LV
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Nitra Region
Location in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Tlmače
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.mestotlmace.sk

Tlmače (Hungarian: Garamtomács) is a town and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1075 as Talmach. It has town status since 1986. From 1986 to 1994 the villages of Malé Kozmálovce and Veľké Kozmálovce were part of the town.

Geography[edit]

The town lies at an altitude of 175 metres and covers an area of 4,642 km2 (1,792 sq mi). It has a population of about 4172 people (2005).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 census, the town had 4,305 inhabitants. 96.10% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 1.42% Hungarians, 1.02% Czechs and 0.53% Roma.[1] The religious make-up was 72.45% Roman Catholics, 17.44% people with no religious affiliation, and 5.46% Lutherans.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The town has a public library, a cinema, a gym and football stadium. Adding to the facilities, the town has a motocross track. It has a pharmacy and doctor's surgery and a specialized outpatient facility for adolescents and children. The town has a number of food and general stores and a petrol station.

The town has its own birth registry office and police force. It is also connected by railway.

Sports and cultural events[edit]

Every year the town in the month of May organizes a Marathon known as TLMAČSKA Dvadsaťpäťka (Tlmače 25). The following event would be now known as TLMAČSKÝ POLMARATÓN (Tlmače Half Marathon). Marathon runners that also includes professionals take active part in this event.[2]

The town has its own football club known as SPARTAK TLMAČE.[3]

Every year in the month of June the town also organizes a theatre festival known as TLMAČSKE ČINOHRANIE. This event is a three day event in which amateur theatre groups from different cities of Slovakia actively participate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2007-02-07. Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  2. ^ http://www.mestotlmace.sk/
  3. ^ http://www.spartaktlmace.sk/

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