Dlhá nad Váhom

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Dlhá nad Váhom
Vághosszúfalu
village
Vághosszúfalu templom.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Šaľa
Tourism region Dolné Považie
River Váh
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Coordinates 48°10′20″N 17°51′37″E / 48.17222°N 17.86028°E / 48.17222; 17.86028Coordinates: 48°10′20″N 17°51′37″E / 48.17222°N 17.86028°E / 48.17222; 17.86028
Area 9.07 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 872 (31 December 2006)
Density 96/km2 (249/sq mi)
First mentioned 1113
Mayor Pavol Tóth
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 927 05
Phone prefix +421-37
Car plate SA
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Nitra Region
Location in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.dlhanadvahom.sk/

Dlhá nad Váhom (Hungarian: Vághosszúfalu) is a village and municipality in Šaľa District, in the Nitra Region of southwest Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 118 metres and covers an area of 9.07 km².

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1113. 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 Dlhá nad Váhom 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.

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the municipality had 865 inhabitants. 513 of inhabitants were Hungarians, 335 Slovaks, 7 Czechs and 10 others and unspecified.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-14. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library and a football pitch.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava, Nitra, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1693-1890 (parish A)

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