Fót

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Fót
City
The church of Fót
The church of Fót
Coat of arms of Fót
Coat of arms
Fót is located in Hungary
Fót
Fót
Location of Fót within Hungary
Fót is located in Pest County
Fót
Fót
Location of Fót within Pest County
Coordinates: 47°37′05″N 19°11′25″E / 47.61812°N 19.19032°E / 47.61812; 19.19032Coordinates: 47°37′05″N 19°11′25″E / 47.61812°N 19.19032°E / 47.61812; 19.19032
Country  Hungary
Region Central Hungary
County Pest
Subregion Dunakeszi
Area[1]
 • Total 37.42 km2 (14.45 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 18,968
 • Density 506.9/km2 (1,313/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2151
Area code(s) 27

Fót is a town in Pest county, Budapest metropolitan area, Hungary.

Location[edit]

Fót is about 17 km (10.56 mi) north of the edge of Budapest. The North Hungarian foothills lie to the west. The nearest settlement to the west is Dunakeszi, to the northeast are Csomád and Veresegyház, to the east is Mogyoród and Budapest is to the south. The highest point of nearby Somlyó Hill reaches 287 m above sea-level.

Architecture[edit]

The older areas of Fót feature the notable Catholic Szeplőtelen Fogantatás (Immaculate Conception) Church, built between 1845 and 1855, and the Károlyi Palace, both designed by architect Miklós Ybl.

Notable Residents[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Fót is twinned with:

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official statistics" (in Hungarian). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 2013-02-06.