|• Total||35.25 km2 (13.61 sq mi)|
|• Density||122.24/km2 (316.6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Baktalórántháza has been settled since the late Copper Age. The first written documents mentioning the town, called Bakta at the time, date back to 1271.
The building of Castle of Bakta was ordered between 1618-1638 by Graf Laszlo Barkoczy. In the 1710s, Francis II Rákóczi was a frequent guest at the castle.
Baktalórántháza is located geographically in the center of the county. Having a high school of 1,500 students makes the town an important educational city. Even students from Romania attend this institution.
Twin towns - Sister cities
Baktalórántháza is twinned with:
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