Boldogasszonyfa

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Boldogasszonyfa
Boldigaß  (German)
Village
HUN Boldogasszonyfa COA.jpg
Coordinates: 46°11′N 17°50′E / 46.183°N 17.833°E / 46.183; 17.833Coordinates: 46°11′N 17°50′E / 46.183°N 17.833°E / 46.183; 17.833
Country  Hungary
County Baranya
Government
 • Mayor Szilvia Neiczerné Jaksa
 • Notary (Szentlászló) Krisztián Kontra
Population
 • Total 427
 • Density 6,400/sq mi (24,80/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7937
Area code(s) 73
Website Webpage

Boldogasszonyfa is a village in Baranya county, Hungary.

Location[edit]

Placed in the border of Baranya and Somogy countys, next to Szentlászló. Nearest city is Szigetvár, it's 10 km far from the village.

History[edit]

Inhabited from the stone age. The name Bodugazonfaua first mentioned in 1344 in a diploma. In 1746 came some slavs, and germans. The village owned by the family Igmándy.
In 1950 the government of Hungary annexed the village from Somogy to Baranya. In 2001 the population's consistency was 2,7% German, 6% Gypsy, the others are Hungarians, and some others.

Monuments[edit]

  • Chateau Igmándy
  • Roman Catholic Church (built up between 1830 and 1872 (classicistic style))
  • Memorial park of the deployed Germans
  • Memorial park of the world war victims
  • World war victim's memory cross

Famous people[edit]

Géza Hoffer - carving artist

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