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Vrakúň

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Vrakúň ( Nyékvárkony, ˈɲeːkvaːrkoɲ) is a village and municipality in the Dunajská Streda District in the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia. History The present-day municipality was formed in 1940 being when Várkony (Vrakúň) and Csallóköznyék (Nekyje na Ostrove) villages were unified under the name of Nyékvárkony by the Hungarian authorities. Vrakúň (Várkony) is an ancient settlement, it existed already in the Avar age and its name is connected to the Oiarchunítani name. The village was first recorded in 1015. It was the age-old estate of the Amadé Family. Nyék was first recorded in 1165, it had first been the tribal territory of the Nyék tribe, later the village belonged to the Pozsony Castle. King Stephen III of Hungary granted nobility for the inhabitants of the village. In 1245, the village was donated to Neku son of Nech and his brother Peter son of Chueg by a charter of King Béla IV of Hungary in which the village is mentioned as Neeku. Until the end of World War I
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