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Veľké Kosihy (Hungarian: Nagykeszi) is a village in the Komárno okreš
of the Nitrianský kraj near Komárno city (23 km west) in the Zitný Ostrov - Csallóköz Island. Veľké Kosihy derives its name from the name of one
of the Hungarian Tribes (Keszi). The settlers of the village are Hungarians.
The village was in the Csallóközi district (no Slovakian name) of Komárom
(in Slovakian Komárno) County of the Kingdom of Hungary to 1919/1920 (Czechoslovakian
occupation / Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1938 part of Czechoslovakia, 1938-1944
part of Hungary (after the Decision of Vienna). The Treaty of Paris (1947)
reallocated it to Czechoslovakia. The village is member of the "Meetings
of the Keszi villages".
István Molnár, 19 September 2000