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Horné Mýto

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Country  Slovakia
District  Dunajská Streda
Time zone  EET (UTC+1)
Area  12.11 km²
Population  969 (2001)
Region  Trnava
First written mention  1406
Elevation  113 m
Local time  Tuesday 9:35 PM
Horné Mýto
Named for  Mýto and Vámos refer to "customs"
Weather  6°C, Wind NW at 13 km/h, 71% Humidity

Horné Mýto (Hungarian: Felsővámos, [ˈfɛlʃøːvaːmoʃ], until 1899 Vámosfalu) is a village and municipality in the Dunajská Streda District in the Trnava Region of southwest Slovakia.


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The municipality lies at an altitude of 110 metres and covers an area of 12.107 km².


In the 9th century, the territory of Horné Mýto became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1406. Until the end of World War I, it was part of Hungary and fell within the Dunaszerdahely district of Pozsony County. After the Austro-Hungarian army disintegrated in November 1918, Czechoslovakian troops occupied the area. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, the village became officially part of Czechoslovakia and fell within Bratislava County until 1927. In November 1938, the First Vienna Award granted the area to Hungary and it was held by Hungary until 1945. After Soviet occupation in 1945, Czechoslovakian administration returned and the village became officially part of Czechoslovakia in 1947. In 1960, It was unified with the neighboring Trhová Hradská (Vásárút) under the name of Trhové Mýto, however, since 1990, both has formed independent municipalities again.


At the 2001 Census the recorded population of the village was 969 while an end-2008 estimate by the Statistical Office had the villages's population as 981. As of 2001, 97,21 per cent of its population was Hungarians, while 2,48% per cent Slovakian.

Roman Catholicism is the majority religion of the village, its adherents numbering 96.18% of the total population.


Horné Mýto Wikipedia

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