Moča

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Moča
Dunamocs
Village
KN-Dunamocs-Moča1.JPG
Moča is located in Slovakia
Moča
Moča
Location of Moča in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°45′36″N 18°24′21″E / 47.76000°N 18.40583°E / 47.76000; 18.40583Coordinates: 47°45′36″N 18°24′21″E / 47.76000°N 18.40583°E / 47.76000; 18.40583
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictKomárno
First mentioned1208
Area
 • Total17.870840 km2 (6.899970 sq mi)
Elevation110 m (360 ft)
Population (2004-12-31)
 • Total1,173
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code946 37
Area code(s)+421-35
Car plateKN

Moča (Hungarian: Dunamocs, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈdunɒmotʃ]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-western Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 17.991 km². It has a population of about 1,170 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Moča became part of the Great Moravia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1208. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovak troops entered the area, later acknowledged internationally by the Treaty of Trianon. Between 1938 and 1945 Moča was occupied by 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.

Demographics[edit]

The village is about 92% Hungarian, 6% Slovak and 1.5% Romany with 0.5% minorities.

Facilities[edit]

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