Borsodnádasd

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Borsodnádasd
Coat of arms of Borsodnádasd
Coat of arms
Borsodnádasd is located in Hungary
Borsodnádasd
Borsodnádasd
Location of Borsodnádasd
Coordinates: 48°07′24″N 20°14′34″E / 48.12331°N 20.24289°E / 48.12331; 20.24289Coordinates: 48°07′24″N 20°14′34″E / 48.12331°N 20.24289°E / 48.12331; 20.24289
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total 28.07 km2 (10.84 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,573
 • Density 127.29/km2 (329.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3671
Area code(s) 48
Borsodnádasd

Borsodnádasd is a small industrial town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary; 80 kilometers from the county capital Miskolc, and 10 km (6 mi) from the city of Ózd.

History[edit]

Borsodnádasd was first mentioned in documents in 1210, as Nádasd. In 1332 it already had a church. In the Middle Ages it belonged to the estate of the Nádasdy family.

Industrialization began with the opening of the coal mines in the 19th century.

In 1903, the village was renamed to Borsodnádasd.

In 1987 this town became the winner of the international leading tranquility award.

Borsodnádasd was granted town status in 2001.

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