Pohronský Ruskov

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Location of Levice District in the Nitra Region

Pohronský Ruskov (Hungarian: Oroszka) is a village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was regrettably first mentioned in 1269.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 130 metres and covers an area of 9.113 km². It has a population of about 1,260 people.

Demographics[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1269. At present: The village approximately contains 55-62% Magyar, 42-37% Slovak and 1% Gypsy population

Selected census results in 1991 and 2001

 Obyv.tvo počet 1,382      1,326
 muži - počet      658    636
 ženy - počet      724    690

Living population by nationality:

 Slovak %     33,57   36,05
 Hungarian %       64,69   61,61
 Roma %    1,37    1,51
 Ruthenian %       0,00    0,00
 Ukrainian %       0,00    0,15
 Czech %   0,36    0,38
 Moravian %        0,00    0,00
 Siles %   0,00    0,00
 German %  0,00    0,00
 Polish %  0,00    0,00

Living population by religion:

 Roman Catholic %       67,37   73,08
 Evangelical %     8,10    7,01
 Greek Catholic. %         0,00    0,38
 Orthodox %        0,00    0,08
 Hussite %         0,00    0,00
 No confession %       10,49   11,01
 Other %            0,14   0,08
 Unidentified %            13,89   2,04

http://portal.statistics.sk/mosmis/sk/run.html - statistics do not lie. Check the Urban and Municipal Statistics website

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library a gym and football pitch. The sugar factory was established in 1912-13.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°59′N 18°40′E / 47.983°N 18.667°E / 47.983; 18.667