Hurbanovo

Hurbanovo is a town and large municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia. In 1948, its Slovak name was changed to Hurbanovo, named after 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, 42 Czechs, 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.

Contact

Hurbanovo
email
peter.zavodsky@hurbanovo.sk
address
Hurbanovo
phone
+421 (0) 35 3700 201