Zemianska Olča

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Zemianska Olča
Nemesócsa
Village
Zemianska Olča1.JPG
Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
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
Area 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population 2,598 (2004-12-31)
Density 93/km2 (241/sq mi)
First mentioned 1247
Postal code 946 14
Area code +421-77
Car plate KN
Location of Zemianska Olča in Slovakia
Location of Zemianska Olča in Slovakia
Location of Zemianska Olča in the Nitra Region
Location of Zemianska Olča in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Zemianska Olča
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS[permanent dead link]

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.