Öskü

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Öskü
Öskü is located in Hungary
Öskü
Öskü
Location of Öskü
Coordinates: 47°09′39″N 18°04′19″E / 47.16084°N 18.07195°E / 47.16084; 18.07195Coordinates: 47°09′39″N 18°04′19″E / 47.16084°N 18.07195°E / 47.16084; 18.07195
Country  Hungary
County Veszprém
Area
 • Total 48.3 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,309
 • Density 47.8/km2 (124/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8191
Area code(s) 88

Öskü is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary.

Aerial photography of Öskü
The rotunda of Öskü

Sightseeings[edit]

The rotunda stands in the centre of the village on the top of the hill. The apse is oriented to the east. The rotunda of Öskü is a singularity in Hungary. Probably it was built in the 11th-12th century.

References[edit]

  • Gervers-Molnár, V. (1972): A középkori Magyarország rotundái. (Rotunda in the Medieval Hungary). Akadémiai, Budapest
  • Henszlmann, I. (1876): Magyarország ó-keresztyén, román és átmeneti stylü mű-emlékeinek rövid ismertetése, (Old-Christian, Romanesque and Transitional Style Architecture in Hungary). Királyi Magyar Egyetemi Nyomda, Budapest

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