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Kráľovský Chlmec
Until 1948 Kráľovský Chlumec
Hungarian: Királyhelmec
—  Town  —
Town center

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Trebišov District in the Kosice Region



Kráľovský Chlmec is located in Slovakia
Kráľovský Chlmec
Location of Kráľovský Chlmec in Slovakia



Kráľovský Chlmec is located in Košice Region
Kráľovský Chlmec
Location of Kráľovský Chlmec in Košice Region
Coordinates: 48°25′53″N 21°55′22″E / 48.43139, 21.92278
Country Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
Region Košice
District Trebišov
First mentioned 1214
Government
 • Mayor Karol Pataky (MOST-HÍD, SMER-SD, KDH, SDKÚ-DS, SIEŤ)
Area
 • Total 23.81 km2 (9.19 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (31-12-2014)
 • Total 7 621
 • Density 320.08/km2 (829.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 077 01
Area code +421-56
Vehicle registration TV
Website http://www.kralovskychlmec.sk/

Kráľovský Chlmec (Until 1948 Kráľovský Chlumec, Hungarian: Királyhelmec) is a town in Trebišov District, Košice Region, Slovakia

History[]

The town was first mentioned in 1214 as Helmech. After the break-up of Austria-Hungary in 1918 dismantling Kingdom of Hungary in the Treaty of Trianon, the town was annexed by Czechoslovakia. It belonged again to Hungary from 1938 to 1945 as a result of the First Vienna Award.

Geography[]

Kráľovský Chlmec lies at an altitude of 130 metres (427 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 23.08 square kilometres (8.9 sq mi).[1] It is located in the southern part of the Eastern Slovak Lowland, only around 5 kilometres (3 mi) north of Hungarian and 12 kilometres (7 mi) west of Ukrainian border. The regional capital Košice is 90 kilometres (56 mi) away.

Demographics[]

According to the 2001 census, the town had 8,031 inhabitants. 76.94% of inhabitants were Hungarians, 18.86% Slovaks, 3.26% Gypsies and 0.37% Czechs.[1]

Education[]

Gymnázium Kráľovský Chlmec The Royal Grammar School Chlmec opened in 1949. (Gimnazium (HUN) = High School)

Notable people[]

Robert Friedman - Celebrity Chef

Partner towns[]

References[]

  1. ^ a b "Municipal Statistics". Statistical Office of the Slovak republic. Archived from the original on 2008-01-11. http://web.archive.org/web/20080111223415/http://www.statistics.sk/mosmis/eng/run.html. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 

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