Vozokany, Galanta District

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Vozokany

Pozsonyvezekény
Village
Vozokany is located in Slovakia
Vozokany
Vozokany
Location of Vozokany in Slovakia
Coordinates: 48°06′24″N 17°41′11″E / 48.10667°N 17.68639°E / 48.10667; 17.68639Coordinates: 48°06′24″N 17°41′11″E / 48.10667°N 17.68639°E / 48.10667; 17.68639
CountrySlovakia
RegionTrnava
DistrictGalanta
First mentioned1240
Government
 • MayorMikuláš Tončko
Area
 • Total12.89 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Elevation
115 m (377 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,161
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal code
925 05
Area code(s)0 31
Car plateGA
Websitehttp://www.obecvozokany.sk/

Vozokany (Hungarian: Pozsonyvezekény) is a village and municipality in Galanta District of the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an elevation of 119 metres and covers an area of 12.893 km². It has a population of about 1,103 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Vozokany became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1240. 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 Vozokany 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 1,103 people.

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