Malé Kosihy

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Nové Zámky District in the Nitra region

Malé Kosihy (Hungarian: Ipolykiskeszi) is a village and municipality in the Nové Zámky District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.


The name Kosihy is derived from the name of old Magyar tribe Keszi guarding the area.[1]


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1248 (Keseu).


The village lies at an altitude of 115 metres and covers an area of 8.432 km². It has a population of about 382 people.


The population is about 98% Hungarian and 2% Slovak.[citation needed]


The village has a public library and a football pitch.


  1. ^ Krajčovič, Rudolf (2008). "Z lexiky stredovekej slovenčiny s výkladmi názvov obcí a miest (8)". Kultúra slova. Martin: Vydavateľstvo Matice slovenskej (2): 90.

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Coordinates: 47°45′0″N 17°53′0″E / 47.75000°N 17.88333°E / 47.75000; 17.88333