Pusztaottlaka

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Pusztaottlaka
Otlaca-Pusta
Country  Hungary
County Békés
Area
 • Total 18.88 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 471
 • Density 25/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5665
Area code(s) 68
Location of Békés County in Hungary

Pusztaottlaka ((Puszta-Ott·lak·a), Romanian: Otlaca-Pustă), is a village in Békés County, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 18.88 km² and has a population of 471 people (2002).

Population[edit]

According to the last census in 2001 Pusztaottlaka/Otlaca-Pusta had a population of 437 people. The majority of the population is Hungarian with a 17% Romanian minority (74 people who spoke Romanian as a mother language).

Religion[edit]

According to the last census in 2001 133 people belonged to the Roman Catholic Church, 40 were Lutherans and 140 people followed "another faith". In the case of Pusztaottlaka/Otlaca-Pusta the latters are mainly Orthodox Romanians.

Name[edit]

Pusztaottlaka means "dwelling place on the puszta" in Hungarian. The Romanian name is the transliteration of the Hungarian one.

Coordinates: 46°33′N 20°59′E / 46.550°N 20.983°E / 46.550; 20.983