Patince

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Patince
Pat
Village
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Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 110 m (361 ft)
Coordinates 47°44′18″N 18°17′27″E / 47.73833°N 18.29083°E / 47.73833; 18.29083Coordinates: 47°44′18″N 18°17′27″E / 47.73833°N 18.29083°E / 47.73833; 18.29083
Area 11.31 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 490 (2001)
Density 43/km2 (111/sq mi)
First mentioned 1260
Mayor Olga Szabó
Postal code 946 39
Area code 0 35
Car plate KN
Location of Patince in Slovakia
Location of Patince in Slovakia
Location of Patince in the Nitra Region
Location of Patince in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Patince
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Patince (Hungarian: Pat) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 111 metres and covers an area of 11.306 km². It has a population of about 450 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Patince became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1260. 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 Patince 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.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is about 92% Hungarian, 8% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library a swimming pool and a football pitch.

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