Kameničná

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Kameničná
Keszegfalva
Village
Kameničná1.JPG
Kameničná is located in Slovakia
Kameničná
Kameničná
Location of Kameničná in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°49′N 18°03′E / 47.817°N 18.050°E / 47.817; 18.050Coordinates: 47°49′N 18°03′E / 47.817°N 18.050°E / 47.817; 18.050
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictKomárno
First mentioned1482
Area
 • Total34.51 km2 (13.32 sq mi)
Elevation110 m (360 ft)
Population (2004-12-31)
 • Total1,839
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Postal code946 01
Car plateKN
Websitehttp://www.kamenicna.eu/

Kameničná (Hungarian: Keszegfalva, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈkɛsɛɡfɒlvɒ]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of southwest Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 34.512 km². It has a population of about 1830 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Kameničná became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1482. 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 Kameničná 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.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is about 79% Hungarian, 20% Slovak, and 1% Czech.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library, a cinema, 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): 1763-1939 (parish A)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1828-1900 (parish B)

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