Bošáca

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Bošáca
Village
Kostol Nanebovzatia Panny Marie - Bosaca.jpg
A church in Bošáca
Country Slovakia
Region Trenčín
District Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Elevation 235 m (771 ft)
Coordinates 48°45′00″N 17°50′00″E / 48.75000°N 17.83333°E / 48.75000; 17.83333Coordinates: 48°45′00″N 17°50′00″E / 48.75000°N 17.83333°E / 48.75000; 17.83333
Area 19.598 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population 1,342 (2005)
Density 68/km2 (176/sq mi)
First mentioned 1380
Postal code 913 07
Area code +421-32
Car plate NM
Location of Bošáca in Slovakia
Location of Bošáca in Slovakia
Location of Bošáca in the Trenčín Region
Location of Bošáca in the Trenčín Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.bosaca.eu

Bošáca (Hungarian: Bosác) is a village and municipality in Nové Mesto nad Váhom District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

The name is derived from an adjective bosý (in Slovak but also in some other Slavic languages - barefoot, bosáci - barefooted, poor people, hist. Bośáci > Bošáci).[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1380 as Bosach.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 235 metres and covers an area of 19.598 km². It has a population of about 1342 people.

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): 1691-1895 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1784-1900 (parish B)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2007). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (4)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (4): 216. 

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