Geszt

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Geszt
Country  Hungary
County Békés
Area
 • Total 51.42 km2 (19.85 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 865
 • Density 17/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5734
Area code(s) 68
Location of Békés County in Hungary

Geszt is a village in Békés County, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

The name of the village appeared first in a written document in 1213.

Kálmán Tisza, the Prime Minister of Hungary between 1875 and 1890, was born here.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 51.42 km² and has a population of 865 people (2002).

Coordinates: 46°53′N 21°35′E / 46.883°N 21.583°E / 46.883; 21.583