Újfehértó

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Újfehértó
Coat of arms of Újfehértó
Coat of arms
Újfehértó is located in Hungary
Újfehértó
Újfehértó
Coordinates: 47°47′56″N 21°41′00″E / 47.79889°N 21.68333°E / 47.79889; 21.68333Coordinates: 47°47′56″N 21°41′00″E / 47.79889°N 21.68333°E / 47.79889; 21.68333
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 140.88 km2 (54.39 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 13,611
 • Density 97.4/km2 (252/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4244
Area code(s) 42
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Újfehértó (Yiddish, German: Ratzfert) is a small town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

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By 1920, the Jewish population had reached 1,303 people, 11% of the total population. On 17 May 1944, the 400 Jewish families living in the village were deported to Auschwitz via Nyirjes and Sima.

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