Trávnik

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Trávnik
Komáromfüss
Village
Füss-világháborús emlékmű.JPG
Memorial to the local people killed in the World Wars
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Coordinates 47°47′N 17°48′E / 47.783°N 17.800°E / 47.783; 17.800Coordinates: 47°47′N 17°48′E / 47.783°N 17.800°E / 47.783; 17.800
Area 18.62 km2 (7.19 sq mi)
Population 676 (2004-12-31)
Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
First mentioned 1216
Postal code 946 18
Area code +421-35
Car plate KN
Location of Trávnik in Slovakia
Location of Trávnik in Slovakia
Location of Trávnik in the Nitra Region
Location of Trávnik in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Trávnik
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Trávnik (Hungarian: Komáromfüss, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈkomaːromfyʃʃ]) 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 114 metres and covers an area of 18.736 km². It has a population of about 675 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Trávnik became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1216. 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 Trávnik 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 91% Hungarian, 9% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library and a football pitch.