Zemianska Olča

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Zemianska Olča

Nemesócsa
Village
Zemianska Olča1.JPG
Zemianska Olča is located in Slovakia
Zemianska Olča
Zemianska Olča
Location of Zemianska Olča in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°48′N 17°52′E / 47.800°N 17.867°E / 47.800; 17.867Coordinates: 47°48′N 17°52′E / 47.800°N 17.867°E / 47.800; 17.867
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictKomárno
First mentioned1247
Area
 • Total28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation
113 m (371 ft)
Population
 (2004-12-31)
 • Total2,598
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Postal code
946 14
Area code(s)+421-77
Car plateKN

Zemianska Olča (Hungarian: Nemesócsa, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈnɛmɛʃoːtʃɒ]) 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 113 metres and covers an area of 27.942 km². It has a population of about 2600 people.

History[edit]

In the 9th century, the territory of Zemianska Olča became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1247. 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 Zemianska Olča 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.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 113 metres and covers an area of 27.942 km². It has a population of about 2600 people.

Demographics[edit]

The village is about 90% Hungarian, and 9% Slovak.

Facilities[edit]

The village has a public library, a gym and a football pitch.