Vaskút

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Vaskút
Vaskút is located in Hungary
Vaskút
Vaskút
Location of Vaskút
Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 18°59′00″E / 46.1167°N 18.9833°E / 46.1167; 18.9833
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 71.49 km2 (27.60 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,654
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6521
Area code(s) 79
Location of Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary

Vaskút (Croatian: Baškut or Vaškut) is a large village in Bács-Kiskun county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 71.49 km². It has a population of 3654 people (2002).

Demographics[edit]

Before 1945, there was high share of Germans (Danube Swabians) in Vaskút's population, that spoke their own dialect of German language.
After the war, numerous Magyars (Szeklers from Bukovina and Csángós from Moldavia) were settled here.

Notable persons[edit]

Coordinates: 46°07′N 18°59′E / 46.117°N 18.983°E / 46.117; 18.983