Tôň

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Tôň
Tany
Village
Tôň2.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 112 m (367 ft)
Coordinates 47°48′N 17°50′E / 47.800°N 17.833°E / 47.800; 17.833Coordinates: 47°48′N 17°50′E / 47.800°N 17.833°E / 47.800; 17.833
Area 9.5 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 833 (2004-12-31)
Density 88/km2 (228/sq mi)
First mentioned 1268
Postal code 946 15
Car plate KN
Location of Tôň in Slovakia
Location of Tôň in Slovakia
Location of Tôň in the Nitra Region
Location of Tôň in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Tôň
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Tôň (pronunciation: [tuoɲ], Hungarian: Tany, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈtɒɲ]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1268.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 112 metres and covers an area of 9.499 km². It has a population of about 835 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Tôň became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1268. 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 Tôň 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 90% Hungarian, 10% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

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