Vásárosnamény

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Vásárosnamény
Railway Station of Vásárosnamény
Railway Station of Vásárosnamény
Coordinates: 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E / 48.12639°N 22.31806°E / 48.12639; 22.31806Coordinates: 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E / 48.12639°N 22.31806°E / 48.12639; 22.31806
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 65.66 km2 (25.35 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,325
 • Density 142/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4800, 4802–4804
Area code(s) 45
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Vásárosnamény is a small town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

It is located at around 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E / 48.12639°N 22.31806°E / 48.12639; 22.31806.

Postal History[edit]

Prior to the breakup of Hungary at the end of World War I, the town was in Bereg county. The Post office was established in 1836. The postmaster began using a straight line postmark in 1839. In 1848, the post office began using the standard Hungarian double circle postmark. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbook of the Pre-stamp Postmarks of Austria by Edwin Mueller, 1960