Chynorany

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Chynorany
Municipality
St. Mary's Church of the Assumption
St. Mary's Church of the Assumption
Chynorany is located in Trenčín Region
Chynorany
Chynorany
Location of Borinka in the Trenčín Region
Chynorany is located in Slovakia
Chynorany
Chynorany
Chynorany (Slovakia)
Coordinates: 48°36′30″N 18°16′0″E / 48.60833°N 18.26667°E / 48.60833; 18.26667Coordinates: 48°36′30″N 18°16′0″E / 48.60833°N 18.26667°E / 48.60833; 18.26667
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrenčín
DistrictPartizánske
First mentioned1243
Area
 • Total10.351269 km2 (3.996647 sq mi)
Elevation
175 m (574 ft)
Population
 (2011[1])
 • Total2,754
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Postal code
956 33
Area code(s)+421-38
Car platePE
Websitewww.chynorany.sk

Chynorany (Hungarian: Kinorány) is a village and municipality in Partizánske District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.[2]

The village is located on the right bank of the river Nitra, approximately in the middle between the towns of Partizánske and Topoľčany. Northwest the terrain curves into the Bojice hillside, following the mountain range of Považský Inovec. To the south and east, behind the river Nitra, rises the mountain range of Tribeč.

Partizánske is 10 km northeast, Topoľčany 12 km southwest and Bánovce nad Bebravou 15 km north from Chynorany.

Etymology[edit]

The name is derived from a duty to guard a local ford at early morning. Slovak: chyn-, chyniť – to pretend, to lie (here also ambush, the word is preserved e.g. in Serbian as hiniti), ran-, raný, ranný – early, morning.[3]

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1243.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 178 metres (584 ft) and covers an area of 10.351 square kilometres (3.997 sq mi). It has a population of about 2723 people.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2012-08-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic" (PDF). Výsledky SODB 2011. Štatistický úrad SR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  3. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2009). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (16)". Kultúra slova (in Slovak). Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (4): 219.

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): 1707–1946 (parish A)

External links[edit]

Media related to Chynorany at Wikimedia Commons