Röszke

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Röszke
Village
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Parish hall of Röszke
Coat of arms of Röszke
Coat of arms
Röszke is located in Hungary
Röszke
Röszke
Coordinates: 46°11′N 20°02′E / 46.183°N 20.033°E / 46.183; 20.033
Country  Hungary
County Csongrád
Area
 • Total 36.63 km2 (14.14 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,303
 • Density 90/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6758
Area code(s) 62

Röszke is a village in Csongrád county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary. The nearest town is Szeged (15 km).

A major road border crossing on Hungary's M5 motorway into Serbia is located 3 km from the village. On the other side of the border in Serbia the first settlement is Horgoš where the E75 in Serbia begins.[1]

Sándor Rózsa, the legendary Hungarian bandit was born here in 1813.[2]

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 36.63 km2 (14 sq mi) and has a population of 3091 people (2013).[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary - Röszke". 1hungary.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Hungary". StampLand. 1990-05-18. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ http://www.ksh.hu Központi Statisztikai Hivatal: Magyarország közigazgatási helynévkönyve, 2013. január 1.

Coordinates: 46°11′N 20°02′E / 46.183°N 20.033°E / 46.183; 20.033