Vöckönd

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Vöckönd
Village
Country  Hungary
Region Western Transdanubia
County Zala County
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vöckönd is a village in Zala county, Hungary.[1]

Location[edit]

Zalaegerszeg is 14 km northeast of Vöckönd.

History[edit]

The area was first mentioned in charters in the 1450s. In the 1480s there was at least some sort of settlement, perhaps with a church that no longer stands today as well.

The present village is built on a hill and had a its church built in the early 1900s. The architecture of the village is said to be typical Hungarian style for the time period. A famous house in Szentendre Village became a museum and is known as the "Vöcköndi house."

References[edit]

Coordinates: 46°53′N 16°57′E / 46.883°N 16.950°E / 46.883; 16.950