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Vamosmikola (Pest, Hungary)

Vámosmikola község

Last modified: 2005-08-06 by dov gutterman
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by István Molnár, 27 November 2000

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Vámosmikola is a village in Pest County in Hungary near to the towns of Szob and Štúrovo (Párkány, SK) (23 km north) in the left bank of the Ipoly River. The village has got 1.693inhabitants (1990 census) nearly all of them are Hungarians. Neighbouring settlements are: Nagyborzsony, Perőcsény villages in Hungary, Ipel'ský Sokolec (Ipolyszakállas), ielovce (Ipolybél) and Pastovce (Ipolypásztó) villages in Slovakia. The territory of the village is inhabited from the Stone Age. In the territory of the village there is a great Scythian cemetery and Avarian tombs. The first mention of the village is from 1300. (Mikola means Nicholaus in Slavic). All the settlers of the villages were serf. 1552-1593 and 1663-1685 under Turkish rule. In 1910 Vámosmikola was a village in the Vámosmikola district of Hont County. Number of inhabitants in 1910: 1.863; 1.847 (99,1%) Hungarian and 16 others by mother tongue, 1.525 (81,9%) Roman Catholic 171 (9,2%) Jew, 146 (7,8%) Calvinist and 21 (1,1%) other by religion. 1920-1938 in Nógrád-Hont County, 1938-1945 in Bars-Hont County, 1945-1949 in Nógrád County and 1950-now in Pest County.
Ratio of the flag: 2:3. The coat of arms relates to the Ipoly River, the agriculture and Saint Nicholaus.
István Molnár, 27 November 2000

Coat of Arms

by István Molnár, 27 November 2000