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Chynorany

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Chynorany (Kinorány) is a village and municipality in Partizánske District in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia. The village is located on the right bank of the river Nitra, approximately in the middle between the towns of Partizánske and Topoľčany. Northwest the terrain curves into the Bojice hillside, following the mountain range of Považský Inovec. To the south and east, behind the river Nitra, rises the mountain range of Tribeč. Partizánske is 10 km northeast, Topoľčany 12 km southwest and Bánovce nad Bebravou 15 km north from Chynorany. Etymology The name is derived from a duty to guard a local ford at early morning. chyn-, chyniť – to pretend, to lie (here also ambush, the word is preserved e.g. in Serbian as hiniti), ran-, raný, ranný – early, morning. History In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1243. Geography The municipality lies at an altitude of and covers an area of . It has a population of about 27
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