Horné Lefantovce

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Horné Lefantovce
Village
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Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Nitra
Elevation 190 m (623 ft)
Coordinates 48°25′21.72″N 18°08′29.04″E / 48.4227000°N 18.1414000°E / 48.4227000; 18.1414000Coordinates: 48°25′21.72″N 18°08′29.04″E / 48.4227000°N 18.1414000°E / 48.4227000; 18.1414000
Area 18.603 km2 (7.18 sq mi)
Population 948 (2004-12-31)
Density 51/km2 (132/sq mi)
First mentioned 1113
Mayor Jaroslav Jazvinský
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 951 45
Area code +421-37
Car plate NR
Municipality code 545635
Ethnic Groups 99% Slovak and others
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in Nitra Region
Location in Nitra Region
Okres nitra.png
Nitra district in the Nitra region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS[permanent dead link]

Horné Lefantovce (Hungarian: Felsőelefánt) is a village and municipality in the Nitra District of the Nitra Region, in western Slovakia.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1113. It was the ancestral estate of the medieval Elefánthy family, who built a 13th-century castle and a 14th-century monastery in the village.

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the centre of a west facing valley, at an altitude of around 190 metres and covers an area of 18.603 km². A small stream runs through the village, and drains into the Nitra River.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library a gym 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): 1720-1940 (parish A)

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