Sopronhorpács

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Sopronhorpács
Sopronhorpács A kutatóintézet körmagtára.jpg
Coat of arms of Sopronhorpács
Coat of arms
Sopronhorpács is located in Hungary
Sopronhorpács
Sopronhorpács
Location of Sopronhorpács in Hungary
Coordinates: 47°29′01″N 16°44′18″E / 47.48351°N 16.73821°E / 47.48351; 16.73821
Country Hungary
Region Western Transdanubia
County Győr-Moson-Sopron
Subregion Sopron–Fertődi
Rank Village
KSH code 29090[1]
Government
 • Mayor Talabér Jenő
Area[1]
 • Total 20.69 km2 (7.99 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)[1]
 • Total 842
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9463
Area code +36 99
Website www.sopronhorpacs.hu

’’’Sopronhorpács’’’ is a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron County in Hungary. Széchenyi-casttle

Sightseeings[edit]

Parochial church[edit]

  • The parochial church of the village was built in the 12th century in Romanesque style. Its beautiful western doorway was built around 1230 together with the southern nave.

The baroque towers were built in the 18th century.

Széchenyi castle[edit]

It was built by the widow of Zsigmond Széchenyi between 1771 and 1774 között. It was rebuilt by Count Ferenc Széchényi, who also extended it with a library. It was later renewed in baroque style. In this castle the famous Hungarian composer Ferenc Liszt pianist played sometimes.

References[edit]

  • Győr-Moson-Sopron megye kézikönyvéből (Szekszárd, 1998) Torma Margit irásának átdolgozásával.
  • Szőnyi O. (É.n.): Régi magyar templomok. Alte Ungarische Kirchen. Anciennes églises Hongroises. Hungarian Churches of Yore. A Műemlékek Országos Bizottsága. Mirályi Magyar Egyetemi Nyomda, Budapest.
  • Gerevich Tibor: Magyarország románkori emlékei. (Die romanische Denkmäler Ungarns.) Egyetemi nyomda. Budapest, 1938. 843 p. --- 32-33. p., LXXXVI. tábla bal alsó kép.
  • Henszlmann, I. (1876): Magyarország ó-keresztyén, román és átmeneti stylü mű-emlékeinek rövid ismertetése, (Old-Christian, Romanesque and Transitional Style Architecture in Hungary). Királyi Magyar Egyetemi Nyomda, Budapest

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Coordinates: 47°29′N 16°44′E / 47.483°N 16.733°E / 47.483; 16.733