Báb, Nitra District

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Location of Báb in Slovakia

Báb is a village and municipality in the Nitra District in western central Slovakia, in the Nitra Region.


The village was created in 1955 from the merger of two formerly independent villages, Malý Báb and Velký Báb. Veľký Báb was first mentioned in historical records in 1156 and Malý Báb in 1365.


The village lies at an altitude of 150 metres and covers an area of 20.091 km². It has a population of about 965 people. It is located approximately 16 km west of Nitra.


The village is approximately 99% Slovak.


The village has a public library, a gym, and a football pitch.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1734-1896 (parish: B)
  • Census records 1869 of Bab are not available at the state archive.

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Coordinates: 48°19′N 17°52′E / 48.317°N 17.867°E / 48.317; 17.867