Böhönye

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Böhönye
Village
Bell tower with stone cross in Böhönye
Bell tower with stone cross in Böhönye
Coat of arms of Böhönye
Coat of arms
Böhönye is located in Hungary
Böhönye
Böhönye
Location of Böhönye
Coordinates: 46°24′43″N 17°23′34″E / 46.41186°N 17.39291°E / 46.41186; 17.39291Coordinates: 46°24′43″N 17°23′34″E / 46.41186°N 17.39291°E / 46.41186; 17.39291
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountySomogy
DistrictMarcali
RC DioceseKaposvár
Area
 • Total64.17 km2 (24.78 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total2,230[1]
Demonym(s)böhönyei
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8719
Area code(s)(+36) 85
NUTS 3 codeHU232
MPJózsef Attila Móring (KDNP)
WebsiteBöhönye Online

Böhönye is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

The settlement is part of the Balatonboglár wine region.[2]

Etymology[edit]

Its name derives from the given name Buhun which got an suffix which meant, in the form Buhuné, that the village belonged to him.[3]

History[edit]

Böhönye is a settlement dating from at least 1536, when it was first seen in historical records [1].

During World War II, Böhönye was captured by Soviet troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front on 30 March 1945 in the course of the Vienna Offensive.

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