Tureň

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Tureň
Zonctorony
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Bratislava
District Senec
River Little Danube
Elevation 120 m (394 ft)
Coordinates 48°11′28″N 17°23′22″E / 48.19111°N 17.38944°E / 48.19111; 17.38944Coordinates: 48°11′28″N 17°23′22″E / 48.19111°N 17.38944°E / 48.19111; 17.38944
Area 5.3 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 997 (2011)
Density 188/km2 (487/sq mi)
First mentioned 1252
Mayor Štefan Čermák
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 903 01
Phone prefix 421-2
Car plate SC
Tureň is located in Bratislava Region
Tureň
Location of Tureň in the Bratislava Region
Tureň is located in Slovakia
Tureň
Tureň (Slovakia)
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://www.turen.sk

Tureň (Hungarian: Zonctorony) is a village and municipality in western Slovakia in Senec District in the Bratislava Region.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 126 metres (413 ft) and covers an area of 5.303 km2 (2.047 sq mi).

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1252. 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 Tureň 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.

Population[edit]

It has a population of about 878 people.

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