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Alternate names: Bošany [Slov], Bossány [Hun], Boschan [Ger], Nagybossány, Kisbossány, Ve?ké Bošany, Malé Bošany. 48°35' N, 18°17' E, 21 miles NNE of Nitra (Nyitra), 5 miles ENE of Topo??any (Nagytapolcsány). Nagybossány and Kisbossány were united in 1924. Jewish population: 154 (in 1851), 35 (in 1930).

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 176: "Bosany".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Slovakia (2003), p. 218: "Bosany (Nagybossany)".
  • JewishGen Hungary SIG

US Commission Number. SLCE000244

Bosany is located E of Topolcany. The last known Jewish burial was 1927. A sign or plaque in Slovak marks the isolated rural/agricultural hillside . Reached by crossing a field and open to all, broken masonry wall without gate surrounds the site. Present size is 100x30 meters. The marble and granite 19th-20th century flat shaped tombstones or finely smoothed have Hebrew and German inscriptions. The property is used for recreation. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Private visitors stop rarely. Vandalism is a very serious threat. [prior to 2001]

January 2009:

Map of Village

Village Bošany

Erb Bošany Address: Phone:
00 421 38 542 72 97
Obecný úrad Fax: 00 421 38 542 72 97
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956 18 Bošany

Region: Tren?iansky
District: Partizánske
Micro region: Stredné Ponitrie
Inhabitants: 4 261
Area: 1 446 ha
First paper reference: in year 1183
Mayor: Ing. Pavel Štros
Chief: Eugen Guliš
Last Updated on Friday, 15 July 2011 12:42
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