Buzsák

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Buzsák
Buzsák is located in Hungary
Buzsák
Buzsák
Location of Buzsák
Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 17°35′06″E / 46.64310°N 17.58505°E / 46.64310; 17.58505Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 17°35′06″E / 46.64310°N 17.58505°E / 46.64310; 17.58505
Country  Hungary
County Somogy
Area
 • Total 59.68 km2 (23.04 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,422
 • Density 23.82/km2 (61.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8695
Area code(s) 85

Buzsák (Croatian: Budžak) is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

History[edit]

The village is more than 500 years old, with flourishing heritage of folklore, architectural traditions. After the Turkish Wars in Hungary (bw. 1526–1686) over Hungarians several Dalmatian, Illirian, Croatian families settled in the village and the traditions were synthesised.

Needleworks[edit]

Three types of traditional needleworks with blue, black, and red threads are popular. They can be seen in the Volklore Museum of the village.

Romanesque church[edit]

The oldest building of the village is the romanesque church, the socalled White chapell standing about 3 kilometers from the village. It was the village church of Akts village, destroyed during the Turkish wars. It was renewed in 1704. It has a carved wood renaissance altar which was later moved to the Catholic Church of the village, erected in 1791.

Cellars[edit]

In the Saint John Hill there are old cellars, where the masters offer their fine vines for the visitors.

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