Parádsasvár

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Parádsasvár
Municipality
Károlyi Castle
Károlyi Castle
Country Hungary
Region Northern Hungary
County Heves
Subregion Pétervásárai
KSH code 20215[1]
Government
 • Mayor Henrik Holló (Independent)[2]
Area[1]
 • Total 16.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 419
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3242
Area code +36 36

Parádsasvár is a small village in northern Hungary. It is located in Heves County, in the Mátra mountains, between the towns Gyöngyös and Eger.[3]

History[edit]

This village was first mentioned in the 16th century, as property of Országh Kristóf. The next owner was Ungnád Kristóf, who was the Captain of the castle of Eger. From 1603, the Rákóczi family owned the village. In the 18th century Rákóczi Ferenc established a glassworks, which operated until 2005. Károlyi Castle was built in 1881, which later became a hunting lodge. The castle was designed by Miklós Ybl. The castle today is a five-star hotel.

Villages near by Parádsasvár[edit]

These towns have a common history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Parádsasvár at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungarian).
  2. ^ "Parádsasvár települési választás eredményei" (in Hungarian). National Election Office. 3 October 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Travel to Hungary". Retrieved 15 May 2012. 

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Coordinates: 47°55′N 19°59′E / 47.917°N 19.983°E / 47.917; 19.983