Hill Kusa Hora near Tlmace
|Elevation||175 m (574 ft)|
|Area||4.642 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Density||899/km2 (2,328/sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||935 21|
|Wikimedia Commons: Tlmače|
The town lies at an altitude of 175 metres and covers an area of 4,642 km2 (1,792 sq mi). It has a population of about 4172 people (2005).
According to the 2001 census, the town had 4,305 inhabitants. 96.10% of inhabitants were Slovaks, 1.42% Hungarians, 1.02% Czechs and 0.53% Roma. The religious make-up was 72.45% Roman Catholics, 17.44% people with no religious affiliation, and 5.46% Lutherans.
The town has a public library, a cinema, a gym and football stadium. Adding to the facilities, the town has a motocross track. It has a pharmacy and doctor's surgery and a specialized outpatient facility for adolescents and children. The town has a number of food and general stores and a petrol station.
Sports and cultural events
Every year the town in the month of May organizes a Marathon known as TLMAČSKA Dvadsaťpäťka (Tlmače 25). The following event would be now known as TLMAČSKÝ POLMARATÓN (Tlmače Half Marathon). Marathon runners that also includes professionals take active part in this event.
The town has its own football club known as SPARTAK TLMAČE.
Every year in the month of June the town also organizes a theatre festival known as TLMAČSKE ČINOHRANIE. This event is a three-day event in which amateur theatre groups from different cities of Slovakia actively participate.
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