Bódvarákó

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Bódvarákó
Coat of arms of Bódvarákó
Coat of arms
Bódvarákó is located in Hungary
Bódvarákó
Bódvarákó
Location of Bódvarákó
Coordinates: 48°30′36″N 20°44′09″E / 48.50989°N 20.73592°E / 48.50989; 20.73592Coordinates: 48°30′36″N 20°44′09″E / 48.50989°N 20.73592°E / 48.50989; 20.73592
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total 9.22 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 146
 • Density 15.83/km2 (41.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3764
Area code(s) 48

Bódvarákó is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hungary. The village is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Names and etymology[edit]

The name is of Slavic origin, see also Rakov Potok (Croatia) or Rakov (Czech Republic). Proto-Slavic *rakъ - crayfish. 1284/1464: Rako.[1] The stem Bódva refers to the Bodva river basin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiss, Lajos (1978). Földrajzi nevek etimológiai szótára (in Hungarian). Budapest: Akadémiai. p. 115. 

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