Szántód

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Szántód
Village
Szántód légifotó.jpg
Official seal of Szántód
Seal
Nickname(s): Bridge of the Lake Balaton
Szántód is located in Hungary
Szántód
Szántód
Coordinates: 46°52′50″N 17°56′41″E / 46.880508°N 17.944858°E / 46.880508; 17.944858Coordinates: 46°52′50″N 17°56′41″E / 46.880508°N 17.944858°E / 46.880508; 17.944858
Country  Hungary
Region Southern Trasdanubia
County Somogy
Settled 10th century
Incorporated 1997
Government
 • Mayor János Dolgos (FIDESZ-KDNP)
Area
 • Total 7.60 km2 (2.93 sq mi)
Highest elevation 208.2 m (683.1 ft)
Lowest elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 594
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8622
Area code(s) 84
Website www.szantod.hu

Szántód is a village in Somogy county, Hungary situated between Balatonföldvár and Zamárdi on the shore of the Lake Balaton. The village is famous for its ferry, ferryboats, the stunning view of Tihany from Szántód and the Szántódpuszta Tourist and Cultural Center which is a village museum ("skanzen"). It's just 13.4 km from Siófok, the major town of the area, 65.8 km from Kaposvár, the capital of Somogy County and 117 km from Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

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