Söjtör

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Söjtör
Söjtör is located in Hungary
Söjtör
Söjtör
Location of Söjtör in Hungary
Coordinates: 46°40′22″N 16°51′13″E / 46.67267°N 16.85365°E / 46.67267; 16.85365
Country Hungary
Region Western Transdanubia
County Zala
Subregion Zalaegerszegi
Rank Village
KSH code 19080[1]
Area[1]
 • Total 36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)[1]
 • Total 1,549
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8897
Area code +36 92
Website www.sojtor.eu

Söjtör is a village of approximately 1500 people located in Zala County, in western Hungary. It is most famously known as the birthplace of Ferenc Deák, a Hungarian statesman living in the 19th century who served as the Minister of Justice during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, and is now known as "The Sage of the Country"

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Coordinates: 46°40′N 16°51′E / 46.667°N 16.850°E / 46.667; 16.850