Bruty

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Bruty
Municipality and village
Bruty sk kostol 2.JPG
Bruty is located in Slovakia
Bruty
Bruty
Location in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°55′N 18°35′E / 47.917°N 18.583°E / 47.917; 18.583
Country Slovakia
RegionNitra Region
DistrictNové Zámky District
Area
 • Total9.086 sq mi (23.532 km2)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total681
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Bruty (Hungarian: Bart) is a municipality and village in the Nové Zámky District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

Slovak/Slavic brť from Proto-Slavic bъrtь - a hive of forest bees.[1] Buruth 1223, Borth 1342, Barth 1773.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1223.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 156 metres and covers an area of 23.532 km². It has a population of about 776 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The population is about 91% Hungarian, 7% Slovak and 2% Gypsy.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library and football pitch.

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): 1784-1832 (parish A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Krajčovič, Rudolf (2007). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (6)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (6): 337.

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Coordinates: 47°55′N 18°35′E / 47.917°N 18.583°E / 47.917; 18.583