Szentgyörgyvár

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Szentgyörgyvár
Szentgyörgyvár is located in Hungary
Szentgyörgyvár
Szentgyörgyvár
Location of Szentgyörgyvár
Coordinates: 46°45′29″N 17°07′48″E / 46.7581°N 17.1299°E / 46.7581; 17.1299Coordinates: 46°45′29″N 17°07′48″E / 46.7581°N 17.1299°E / 46.7581; 17.1299
Country  Hungary
County Zala
Area
 • Total 11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 324
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8393

Szentgyörgyvár is a village in Zala County, Hungary.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1461. The castle stood along the river Zala at this time, the village bearing the same name was below it. Its defensive role grew during 16th century Turkish attacks. The castle was never conquered by the Turks.

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