Vozokany, Galanta District

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Vozokany
Pozsonyvezekény
Village
Country Slovakia
Region Trnava
District Galanta
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
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
Area 12.89 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population 1,161 (2011)
Density 90/km2 (233/sq mi)
First mentioned 1240
Mayor Mikuláš Tončko
Postal code 925 05
Area code 0 31
Car plate GA
Location of Vozokany in Slovakia
Location of Vozokany in Slovakia
Location of Vozokany in the Trnava Region
Location of Vozokany in the Trnava Region
Wikimedia Commons: Vozokany
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS
Website: http://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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