Branč

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Branč
Village
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Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Nitra
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Coordinates 48°13′N 18°09′E / 48.217°N 18.150°E / 48.217; 18.150Coordinates: 48°13′N 18°09′E / 48.217°N 18.150°E / 48.217; 18.150
Area 13.808 km2 (5.33 sq mi)
Population 2,065 (2004-12-31)
Density 150/km2 (388/sq mi)
First mentioned 1156
Postal code 951 13
Area code +421-37
Car plate NR
Location of Branč in Slovakia
Location of Branč in Slovakia
Location of Branč in the Nitra Region
Location of Branč in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Branč is a village and municipality in the Nitra District in western Slovakia, in the Nitra Region.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1156.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 137 metres and covers an area of 13.808 km². It has a population of about 2,070 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is approximately 69% Slovak and 31% Magyar.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library, DVD rental store and football pitch.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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): 1704-1945 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1887-1954 (parish B)

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