Vasvár

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Vasvár
Aerial photography of Vasvár
Aerial photography of Vasvár
Vasvár is located in Hungary
Vasvár
Vasvár
Location of Vasvár
Coordinates: 47°02′53″N 16°48′14″E / 47.04799°N 16.80389°E / 47.04799; 16.80389Coordinates: 47°02′53″N 16°48′14″E / 47.04799°N 16.80389°E / 47.04799; 16.80389
Country  Hungary
County Vas
Area
 • Total 55.1 km2 (21.3 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 4,617
 • Density 83.79/km2 (217.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9800
Area code(s) 94

Vasvár (German: Eisenburg, Slovene: Železnograd, Latin: (formerly) Castrum Ferrum), is a town in Vas county, Hungary.

History[edit]

Vasvár in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1907

While the Ottomans occupied most of central Europe, the region north of lake Balaton remained in the Kingdom of Hungary (1538–1867) (captaincy between Balaton and Drava). The town was the head of the EISENBURG comitat near 1850.[1] Until 1918, VASVÁR was part of the Austrian monarchy, province of Hungary;[2] in Transleithania after the compromise of 1867 in the Kingdom of Hungary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionnaire universel de M.N. BOUILLET, Paris, 1852 (in French).
  2. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

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