Area: 59.943 km² (23.14 sq mi)

Population: 8041

Hurbanovo (until 1948 Stará Ďala, Hungarian: Ógyalla, German: Altdala) is a town and large municipality in the Komárno District in the Nitra Region of south-west Slovakia. In 1948, its Slovak name was changed to Hurbanovo, named after Slovak writer Jozef Miloslav Hurban. The town was first mentioned in 1329.

The town lies at an altitude of 115 metres and covers an area of 59.943 km². It has a population of about 8030 people. Hurbanovo is situated on the climatically warmest location of the Podunajská nížina lowland, and it is located on the left bank of the Žitava river in the area with an altitude around 115 metres above the sea level.

The town is about 50.19% Hungarian, 45.52% Slovak and 2.56% Roma.

The town has a birth registry, a police force and a tax office.

The town has a public library, a DVD rental store and a cinema. It also has a football pitch. The town has a commercial bank and insurance company and number of general and food stores. It has a doctor's surgery and an outpatient facility for children and adolescents and a gynaecologist.

A brewery also operates in the town.

The town has a garage and petrol station and a railway station.

Famous people

Gabriela Dudeková- historian

Árpád Feszty-artist,painter

Konkoly Tege Miklós- weather researcher