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Senec city, Slovakia
Senec okres, Bratislava region
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submitted through Rob Raeside, 31 July 1999
Senec (Hungarian: Szenc) has 14.357 inhabitants (27,8% Hungarian;
1990 census). In 1910 : 3915 inhabitants (93,4% Hungarians and 4,6% Slovakians).
The town was in the Pozsony (in Slovakian Prešporok) County of the Kingdom
of Hungary to 1919/1920 (Czechoslovakian occupation / Treaty of Trianon).
1920-1938 part of Czechoslovakia, 1938-1944 part of Hungary (after the
Decision of Vienna). The Treaty of Paris (1947) reallocated it to Czechoslovakia.
It is the birthplace of Albert Szenczi Molnár (1564-1639), Hungarian linguistic
and psalm-translator, Renaissance Turkish House, Sunny Lake, Church.
István Molnár, 21 Jun 2000
Senec Coat of Arms
image from http://www.tatrahome.sk/revue/erby/ . (!Link does not work any