Kamenín

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Kamenín

Kéménd
village
Skyline of Kamenín
Kamenín is located in Slovakia
Kamenín
Kamenín
Location in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°53′16″N 18°38′42″E / 47.88778°N 18.64500°E / 47.88778; 18.64500Coordinates: 47°53′16″N 18°38′42″E / 47.88778°N 18.64500°E / 47.88778; 18.64500
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictNové Zámky
Founded1183
Government
 • MayorJozef Grman
Area
 • Total28.04 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Elevation
124 m (407 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,504
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
943 57
Area code(s)+421-36
Car plateNZ
Websitehttp://www.parkany.sk/kemend/slov/jobb.htm

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

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 127 metres and covers an area of 28.058 km².

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1183 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 1523 people. The population is about 1179 Hungarian, 250 Slovak and has 29 Romany and 19 Czech minorities.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a Hungarian kindergarten and primary school and a DVD rental store.

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): 1724-1895 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1784-1953 (parish B)

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