Belá, Nové Zámky District

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Nové Zámky District in the Nitra region

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

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1138.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 187 metres and covers an area of 8.692 km². It has a population of about 418 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 80% Hungarian and 20% Slovak .

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library and football pitch.

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): 1711-1898 (parish B)

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Coordinates: 47°49′51″N 18°35′46″E / 47.83083°N 18.59611°E / 47.83083; 18.59611