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Catholic church in Nesvady
|Elevation||114 m (374 ft)|
|Area||57.86 km2 (22 sq mi)|
|Density||86/km2 (223/sq mi)|
|Postal code||946 51|
|Wikimedia Commons: Nesvady|
The village lies at an altitude of 114 metres and covers an area of 57.861 km² on the left bank of the Nitra river, around 23 km north of Komárno, 10 km north-east of Hurbanovo, and 7 km south-west of Nové Zámky. Administratively, the town belongs to the Nitra Region, Komárno District.
In the 9th century, the territory of Nesvady became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1269. 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 Nesvady once more became part of Miklós Horthy's Hungary through the First Vienna Award. In 1945, it was recovered by Czechoslovakia. A number of residents were affected by the Benes Decrees and a number of families were forced to move to Hungary in 1947. From 1945 until the Velvet Divorce, it was part of Czechoslovakia. Since then it has been part of Slovakia.
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