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Nové Zámky District in the Nitra region

Palárikovo (Hungarian: Tótmegyer) is a large village and municipality in the Nové Zámky District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Names and etymology[edit]

The village is named after a Slovak playwright Ján Palárik. The historic Slovak name Slovenský Meder was semantically the same as the Hungarian name Tótmegyer. Slovenský/Tót — Slovak, Meder/Megyer - the old Magyar tribe whose members lived in the region as garrison units.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1248.


The municipality lies at an altitude of 113 metres and covers an area of 51.294 km². It has a population of about 4410 people.


The population is about 97% Slovak, 2% Hungarian and 1% Czech.


The village has a small public library, a DVD rental store and cinema. It also has a gym and a football pitch.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Palárikovo is twinned with:[1]


  1. ^ "Zahraniční partneři". (in Czech). Město Zubří. Retrieved 2019-09-09.

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Coordinates: 48°03′N 18°04′E / 48.050°N 18.067°E / 48.050; 18.067