Helvécia

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Helvécia
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 56.47 km2 (21.80 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 4,160
 • Density 73.66/km2 (190.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6034
Area code(s) 76
Location of Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary

Helvécia is a large village in Bács-Kiskun county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 73.66 km2 (28 sq mi) and has a population of 4160 people (2002).

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Helvécia is twinned with:

Accident[edit]

In 1973, a severe level crossing accident took place here with 37 people at least killed.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 46°50′N 19°37′E / 46.833°N 19.617°E / 46.833; 19.617