Tekovské Lužany

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Tekovské Lužany
Village
Tekovské Lužany3.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Levice
Elevation 156 m (512 ft)
Coordinates 48°06′N 18°32′E / 48.100°N 18.533°E / 48.100; 18.533Coordinates: 48°06′N 18°32′E / 48.100°N 18.533°E / 48.100; 18.533
Area 43.94 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population 2,937 (2004-12-31)
Density 67/km2 (174/sq mi)
First mentioned 1156
Postal code 935 41
Area code +421-36
Car plate LV
Location of Tekovské Lužany in Slovakia
Location of Tekovské Lužany in Slovakia
Location of Tekovské Lužany in the Nitra Region
Location of Tekovské Lužany in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Tekovské Lužany
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: www.tekovskeluzany.sk

Tekovské Lužany (Hungarian: Nagysalló) is a village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1156. The settlement had Hungarian majority in the 17th century according to the Turkish tax census.[1]

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 156 metres and covers an area of 43.936 km². It has a population of about 2940 people.

Ethnicity[edit]

The village is about 62% Slovak, 35% Magyar and 3% Gypsy.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library, cinema, football pitch.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Károly Kocsis, Eszter Kocsisné Hodosi, Ethnic Geography of the Hungarian Minorities in the Carpathian Basin, Simon Publications LLC, 1998, p. 46 [1]