Country Slovakia
Region Nitra
District Komárno
Elevation 112 m (367 ft)
Coordinates SK 47°51′N 18°08′E / 47.850°N 18.133°E / 47.850; 18.133Coordinates: SK 47°51′N 18°08′E / 47.850°N 18.133°E / 47.850; 18.133
Area 19.96 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population 758 (2004-12-31)
Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
First mentioned 1438
Postal code 946 61
Area code +421-35
Car plate KN
Location of Martovce in Slovakia
Location of Martovce in the Nitra Region
Wikimedia Commons: Martovce
Statistics: MOŠ/MIS

Martovce (Hungarian: Martos, Hungarian pronunciation:[ˈmɒrtoʃ]) is a village and municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia.


The village lies at an altitude of 112 metres and covers an area of 19.964km². It has a population of about 760 people.


In the 9th century, the territory of Martovce became part of the Kingdom of Hungary. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1438. 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 Martovce 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.

Ethnic communities

The village is about 91% Hungarian, 9% Slovak.


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

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