Komoča

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Komoča
Kamocsa
village
Komocsa-01.jpg
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Nové Zámky
River Nitra
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Coordinates 47°56′56″N 18°01′21″E / 47.94889°N 18.02250°E / 47.94889; 18.02250Coordinates: 47°56′56″N 18°01′21″E / 47.94889°N 18.02250°E / 47.94889; 18.02250
Area 13.48 km2 (5.205 sq mi)
Population 907 (2011)
Density 67/km2 (174/sq mi)
Founded 1416
Mayor Valéria Lukácsová
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 941 21
Area code +421-35
Car plate NZ
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Nitra Region
Location in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Komoča
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.komoca.ocu.sk/

Komoča (Hungarian: Kamocsa) 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 110 metres and covers an area of 13.476 km.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1416. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovak troops occupied the area, later acknowledged internationally by the Treaty of Trianon. Between 1938and 1945 Komoča 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 918 people. The ethnic composition of the populationis is about 75% Hungarian and 25% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library a swimming pool and a football pitch.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava, Nitra, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1796-1895 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1711-1897 (parish A)

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