Komoča

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Komoča

Kamocsa
village
Skyline of Komoča
Komoča is located in Slovakia
Komoča
Komoča
Location in Slovakia
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
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictNové Zámky
Founded1416
Government
 • MayorValéria Lukácsová
Area
 • Total13.48 km2 (5.20 sq mi)
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total907
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
941 21
Area code(s)+421-35
Car plateNZ
Websitehttp://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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