Koš

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Koš
Municipality
972 41 Koš, Slovakia - panoramio.jpg
Koš is located in Trenčín Region
Koš
Koš
Location of Koš in the Trenčín Region
Koš is located in Slovakia
Koš
Koš
Location of Koš in Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°45′N 18°35′E / 48.750°N 18.583°E / 48.750; 18.583Coordinates: 48°45′N 18°35′E / 48.750°N 18.583°E / 48.750; 18.583
Country Slovakia
RegionTrenčín
DistrictPrievidza
First mentioned1367
Area
 • Total13.586 km2 (5.246 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 • Total900
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code
972 41
Area code(s)421-46
Car platePD
Websitewww.obec-kos.sk

Koš (German: Andreasdorf, Hungarian: Kós) is a village and municipality in Prievidza District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia.

Etymology[edit]

Slovak kôš, koš - a basket, but also a knitted fence.[1] Kos (1408). [1]

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1367.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 270 metres and covers an area of 13.586 km². It has a population of about 900 people.

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): 1691-1906 (parish A)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Krajčovič, Rudolf (2010). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (24)". Kultúra slova. Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (6): 340.

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