Nová Dedina

Location of Levice District in the Nitra Region

Nová Dedina (Hungarian: Garamújfalu) is an old village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.


In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1075. The original name of this village was Balwany (it means: boulders).


The village lies at an altitude of 190 metres and covers an area of 29.167 km². It has a population of about 1545 people.


The village is approximately 99% Slovak.


The village has a public library and football pitch. It also has its own birth registry. It also has two temples: the first (the elder) is sacred to St. Paul (The Conversion of St. Paul) and the second temple is sacred to The Exaltation of The Holy Cross. This more recent temple was built in 2000.

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Coordinates: 48°16′44″N 18°38′29″E / 48.27889°N 18.64139°E / 48.27889; 18.64139

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