Dunaföldvár

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Dunaföldvár
View of the town from it's bridge
View of the town from it's bridge
Coat of arms of Dunaföldvár
Coat of arms
Dunaföldvár is located in Hungary
Dunaföldvár
Dunaföldvár
Location of Dunaföldvár
Coordinates: 46°48′32″N 18°55′05″E / 46.80889°N 18.91797°E / 46.80889; 18.91797Coordinates: 46°48′32″N 18°55′05″E / 46.80889°N 18.91797°E / 46.80889; 18.91797
Country  Hungary
County Tolna
Area
 • Total 111.42 km2 (43.02 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 9,320
 • Density 83.64/km2 (216.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7020
Area code(s) 75

Dunaföldvár is a town in Tolna County, Hungary. Residents are Hungarians, with minority of Serbs. A bronze age gold hoard of jewellery was found between Paks and Dunaföldvár on the banks of the Danube in the nineteenth century. The treasure is now in the collections of the British Museum.[1]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Dunaföldvár is twinned with:

Aerialphotography of Dunaföldvár - "Csonkatorony"(tower)
The gold jewellery from the hoard found near Dunaföldvár (1600-1200 BC)

See also[edit]

  • Forró for another bronze age hoard from Hungary
  • Zsujta for a bronze age hoard from northern Hungary

External links[edit]

  1. ^ British Museum Collection [1]