Blahová

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Bláhová
Sárrét
village
Blahová is located in Slovakia
Blahová
Location of the village
Coordinates: 48°05′00″N 17°32′30″E / 48.08333°N 17.54167°E / 48.08333; 17.54167Coordinates: 48°05′00″N 17°32′30″E / 48.08333°N 17.54167°E / 48.08333; 17.54167
Country  Slovakia
Region Trnava
District Dunajská Streda
First written mention 1951
Named for means 'mudfield' in Hungarian
Government
 • Mayor Natasa Rajcsányi[1]
Area
 • Total 11.37 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Elevation 118 m (387 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 359
 • Estimate (2008) 371
 • Density 33/km2 (90/sq mi)
Ethnicity[2]
 • Hungarians 52,09%
 • Slovakians 43,73%
Time zone EET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 930 52
Area code(s) +421 31

Bláhová (Hungarian: Sárrét, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈʃaːrreːt], meaning "Mudfield" ) is a village and municipality in the Dunajská Streda District in the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia.

It has a post-office. There is a football playground and a public library in the village.

History[edit]

Census 2011 - 356 inhabitants: 199 (56%) slovaks, 112 (31%) Hungarians and 45 (13%) others nationality.

In the 9th century Great Moravian part, past year 906 the territory of Blahová became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. 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 Blahová 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.

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