Zomba, Hungary

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Zomba
Zomba is located in Hungary
Zomba
Zomba
Location of Zomba, Hungary
Coordinates: 46°24′42″N 18°33′53″E / 46.41166°N 18.56483°E / 46.41166; 18.56483Coordinates: 46°24′42″N 18°33′53″E / 46.41166°N 18.56483°E / 46.41166; 18.56483
Country  Hungary
County Tolna
Area
 • Total 57.29 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,359
 • Density 41.17/km2 (106.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7173
Area code(s) 74

Zomba is a village in Tolna County, Hungary, not far from Szekszárd. The population in 2008 was 2301 people.

History[edit]

Two thousand years ago there was a Roman settlement here. The archeologist discovered here the "Szárnyas Géniusz", a statue from the Roman period. In 1015 King Saint Stephen donated the village to the Pécsvárad Abbey. The old name of the village was Zumba. In 1603 the Turks were in this area, and the residents of Zomba were fled.

From the beginning of the 18'th century Dőry László was the possessive of Zomba.

Aerialphotography of Zomba

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