Kráľová nad Váhom

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Kráľová nad Váhom
Vágkirályfa
village
Vágkirályfa templom2.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Šaľa
Tourism region Dolné Považie
River Váh
Elevation 117 m (384 ft)
Coordinates 48°10′08″N 17°50′39″E / 48.16889°N 17.84417°E / 48.16889; 17.84417Coordinates: 48°10′08″N 17°50′39″E / 48.16889°N 17.84417°E / 48.16889; 17.84417
Area 9.51 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 1,701 (2011)
Density 179/km2 (464/sq mi)
First mentioned 1237
Mayor Ferenc Bergendi
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 925 91
Phone prefix +421-31
Car plate SA
Location in Slovakia
Location in Slovakia
Location in the Nitra Region
Location in the Nitra Region
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.kralovanadvahom.sk/

Kráľová nad Váhom (Hungarian: Vágkirályfa) is a village and municipality in Šaľa District, in the Nitra Region of southwest Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 121 metres and covers an area of 9.509 km².

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1113. 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 Kráľová nad Váhom 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]

According to the 2011 census, the municipality had 1,691 inhabitants. 1,149 of inhabitants were Hungarians, 485 Slovaks and 55 others and unspecified.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library, a DVD rental store a gym and a football pitch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on November 14, 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 

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