Blatná na Ostrove

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Blatná na Ostrove

Sárosfa
village
Blatná na Ostrove is located in Slovakia
Blatná na Ostrove
Location of the village
Coordinates: 48°00′25″N 17°26′30″E / 48.00694°N 17.44167°E / 48.00694; 17.44167Coordinates: 48°00′25″N 17°26′30″E / 48.00694°N 17.44167°E / 48.00694; 17.44167
Country Slovakia
RegionTrnava
DistrictDunajská Streda
First written mention1286
Government
 • MayorTerézia Földváry[1][2]
Area
 • Total10.77 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (2001)[3]
 • Total826
 • Estimate 
(2008)
879
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Hungarians87,89%
 • Slovakians10,17%
Time zoneUTC+1 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (EEST)
Postal Code
930 32
Area code(s)+421 31
Websitewww.blatnanaostrove.sk

Blatná na Ostrove (Hungarian: Sárosfa, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈʃaːroʃfɒ]) is a village and municipality in the Dunajská Streda District in the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia. It has a post-office, a food store, a petrol station, and a bar. There is also a football playground and a public library in the village.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Blatná na Ostrove 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 Blatná na Ostrove 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.

Notable people[edit]

  • István Bittó (1822–1903), a Hungarian politician, Prime Minister of Hungary from 1874 to 1875, was born here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election results 2006 Archived August 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Local election 2010 results by the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic Archived August 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b "Institute of Informatics and Statistics". Archived from Institute of Informatics and Statistics the original Check |url= value (help) on 2011-02-26.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1689-1905 (parish B)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1706-1895 (parish B)

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