Hronské Kosihy

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Location of Levice District in the Nitra Region

Hronské Kosihy (Hungarian: Garamkeszi) is a village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

The village was named after the Magyar tribe Keszi.[1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1294.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 170 metres and covers an area of 7.088 km². It has a population of about 674 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is 75% Slovak and 25% Romani.

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 Nitra, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1733-1895 (parish B)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miloš, Marek (2011). Národnosti Uhroska [Nationalities of the Historical Kingdom of Hungary] (PDF) (in Slovak). Trnava: Filozofická fakulta Trnavskej univerzity v Trnave. p. 121. ISBN 978-80-8082-470-9. 

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Coordinates: 48°16′N 18°36′E / 48.267°N 18.600°E / 48.267; 18.600