Bodzianske Lúky

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Bodzianske Lúky
Bogyarét
Village
Bodzianske Lúky2.JPG
catholic church in the village
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Coordinates 47°53′14″N 17°53′51″E / 47.88722°N 17.89750°E / 47.88722; 17.89750Coordinates: 47°53′14″N 17°53′51″E / 47.88722°N 17.89750°E / 47.88722; 17.89750
Area 5.17 km2 (1.996 sq mi)
Population 223 (31-12-2004)
Density 43/km2 (111/sq mi)
First mentioned 1387
Mayor Mónika Aradi
Postal code 946 16
Area code 0 35
Car plate KN
Location of Bodzianske Lúky in Slovakia
Location of Bodzianske Lúky in Slovakia
Location of Bodzianske Lúky in the Nitra Region
Location of Bodzianske Lúky in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Bodzianske Lúky (Hungarian: Bogyarét) 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 109 metres and covers an area of 5.166 km². It has a population of about 220 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Bodzianske Lúky became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1387. 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 Bodzianske Lúky 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.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is about 95% Hungarian, 5% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

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

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