Apostag

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Apostag
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 31.94 km2 (12.33 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,105
 • Density 65.9/km2 (171/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6088
Area code(s) 78
Location of Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary

Apostag is a village and municipality in Bács-Kiskun county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.

Croats in Hungary call this village Štagara.[1]

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 31.94 km2 (12 sq mi) and has a population of 2105 people (2001).

History[edit]

In the medieval ages the village had a rotunda with 12 sided poligonal shape and its patrocinium was: The 12 Apostles. There was also similar patricinium of Bény rotunda, recently in Bíňa, Slovakia.

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References[edit]

  • Gervers-Molnár Vera: A középkori Magyarország rotundái. (Romanesque Round Churches of Medieval Hungary.) (Mûvészettörténeti Füzetek, 4.) Akadémiai Kiadó. Budapest, 1972.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ (Croatian) Folia onomastica croatica 14/2005.  PDF (462 KB) Živko Mandić: Hrvatska imena naseljenih mjesta u Madžarskoj,

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