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Hurbanovo
Former name until 1948 Stará Ďala,
Hungarian: Ógyalla,
German: Altdala)
—  Town  —
Saint Ladislav Church of Hurbanovo

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Hurbanovo is located in Slovakia
Hurbanovo
Location in Slovakia



Hurbanovo is located in Nitra Region
Hurbanovo
Location in Nitra Region
Coordinates: 47°52′23″N 18°11′36″E / 47.87306, 18.19333
Country  Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
First mentioned 1329
Government
 • Mayor Ildikó Basternáková
Area
 • Total 59.94 km2 (23.14 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (31-12-2013)
 • Total 7,656
 • Density 127.73/km2 (330.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 947 01
Area code(s) 421 36
Website www.hurbanovo.sk

Hurbanovo (until 1948 Stará Ďala, Hungarian: Ógyalla, German: Altdala) is a town and large commune in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia. In 1948, its Slovak name was changed to Hurbanovo, in honor of the Slovak writer Jozef Miloslav Hurban.

History[]

In historical records the town was first mentioned in 1329.

Geography[]

The town lies at an elevation of 115 metres and covers an area of 59.943 km². Hurbanovo is situated on the climatically warmest location of the Podunajská nížina lowland, and it is located on the left bank of the Žitava river in the area with an altitude around 115 metres above the sea level.

Demographics[]

According to the 2011 census, the municipality had 7,751 inhabitants. 3,753 of inhabitants were Slovaks, 3,196 Hungarians, 189 Roma and 42 Czechs and 571 others and unspecified.

Government[]

The town has a birth registry, a police force and a tax office.

Facilities[]

The town has a public library, a DVD rental store and a cinema. It also has a football pitch. The town has a commercial bank and insurance company and number of general and food stores. It has a doctor's surgery and an outpatient facility for children and adolescents and a gynaecologist. A brewery, called Zlatý Bažant, also operates in the town.

Transport[]

The town has a garage and petrol station and a railway station.

Famous people[]

  • Gabriela Dudeková, historian
  • Árpád Feszty,artist,painter
  • Mór Jókai, writer
  • Konkoly Thege Miklós, weather researcher

Climate[]

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate).

Climate data for Hurbanovo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
6
(42)
11
(52)
17
(62)
22
(72)
25
(77)
27
(81)
27
(81)
22
(72)
16
(61)
8
(47)
4
(39)
15.6
(60.2)
Average low °C (°F) −4
(25)
−1
(30)
1
(34)
5
(41)
10
(50)
13
(55)
14
(58)
14
(57)
10
(50)
6
(42)
1
(34)
−2
(29)
5.6
(42.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
28
(1.1)
38
(1.5)
56
(2.2)
58
(2.3)
56
(2.2)
53
(2.1)
43
(1.7)
38
(1.5)
51
(2)
38
(1.5)
521
(20.5)

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