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Dolná Strehová, Slovakia

Veľký Krtíš okres, Banská Bystrica region

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[Dolná Strehová flag] image by Gunnar Staack, 17 Nov 2000,
adopted 12 Nov 1992 See also:

Dolná Strehová flag

Flag adopted 12 November 1992. Image based on Verejná Spravá 19/1999
Gunnar Staack, 17 Nov 2000

Dolná Strehová (in Hungarian Alsósztregova) has 946 inhabitants(only Slovaks; 1990 census)  The village was a Slovakian-Hungarian settlement in the Gács (in Slovakian: Halíč) district of Nógrád (in Slovakian: Novohrad) County of the Kingdom of Hungary to 1919/1920 (Declaration of Martin / Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1938 part of Czechoslovakia, 1939-1945 part of Slovakia, and 1945-1992 part of Czechoslovakia. The village is the birthplace of the famous Hungarian writer Imre Madách (1823-1864), Hungarian poet János Rimay (1570-1631), Slovak writer, teacher Ján Severiny (1716-1789). Rococo-Classicist Madách manor-house / District Museum, Madách tomb, Lutheran Renaissance church, Secessionist Roman Catholic church
István Molnár, 2 Dec 2000


Dolná Strehová Coat of Arms

[Dolná Strehová Coat of Arms] image from this website.