Gbelce

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Gbelce
Köbölkút
Village
Gbelce sk kostol.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Nové Zámky
Elevation 144 m (472 ft)
Coordinates 47°51′N 18°31′E / 47.850°N 18.517°E / 47.850; 18.517Coordinates: 47°51′N 18°31′E / 47.850°N 18.517°E / 47.850; 18.517
Area 26.611 km2 (10.275 sq mi)
Population 2,259 (2004-12-31)
Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
First mentioned 1233
Mayor František Szőcs
Postal code 943 42
Area code +421-36
Car plate NZ
Location of Gbelce in Slovakia
Location of Gbelce in Slovakia
Location of Gbelce in the Nitra Region
Location of Gbelce in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS[permanent dead link]
Website: www.gbelce.sk

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

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 144 metres and covers an area of 26.611 km².

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1233. The battle of Köbölkút occurred here in 1663. In the 9th century, the territory of Kamenín became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1183[contradictory] 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 Kamenín 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]

It has a population of about 2260 people of which 76% is Hungarian, 23% Slovak and 1% Romani.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library a gym 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): 1868-1895 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1824-1953 (parish B)

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