Holiare
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Holiare
Holiare

Gellér
Village
Town hall
Town hall
Holiare is located in Slovakia
Holiare
Holiare
Location of the village in Slovakia
Coordinates: 47°50?N 17°49?E / 47.833°N 17.817°E / 47.833; 17.817Coordinates: 47°50?N 17°49?E / 47.833°N 17.817°E / 47.833; 17.817
CountrySlovakia
RegionNitra
DistrictKomárno
First mentioned1257
Area
 o Total9.885 km2 (3.817 sq mi)
Elevation
112 m (367 ft)
Population
(2004-12-31)
 o Total413
 o Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Postal code
946 16
Car plateKN

Holiare (Hungarian: Gellér, Hungarian pronunciation:['lle:r]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.

Geography

The village lies at an altitude of 112 metres and covers an area of 9.885 km². It has a population of about 415 people.

History

In the 9th century, the territory of Holiare became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1257. 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 Holiare 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.

Ethnicity

The village is about 94% Hungarian, 6% Slovak.

Facilities

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

Genealogical resources

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava, Slovakia"

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