Bajč

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Bajč
Bajcs
Village
Bajcs Templom.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Coordinates 47°55′N 18°13′E / 47.917°N 18.217°E / 47.917; 18.217Coordinates: 47°55′N 18°13′E / 47.917°N 18.217°E / 47.917; 18.217
Area 36.475 km2 (14.08 sq mi)
Population 1,252 (2004-12-31)
Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
First mentioned 1312
Postal code 946 54
Area code +421-35
Car plate KN
Location of Bajč in Slovakia
Location of Bajč in Slovakia
Location of Bajč in the Nitra Region
Location of Bajč in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.ocubajc.sk

Bajč (Hungarian Bajcs, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈbɒjtʃ]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 121 metres and covers an area of 36.476 km2 (14.08 sq mi). It has a population of about 1,240 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Bajč became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1312. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovak troops occupied the area, later acknowledged internationally by the Treaty of Trianon. Between 1938 and 1945 Bajč once more became part of Miklós Horthy's Hungary through the First Vienna Award. From 1945 until the Velvet Divorce, it was part of Czechoslovakia. Since then it has been part of Slovakia.

Demographics[edit]

The village is about 58% Hungarian, 40% Slovak and 2% Romany.

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): 1827-1895 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1795-1942
  • Census records 1869 of Bajc are available at the state archive.

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Facilities[edit]

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

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