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Battonya (Romanian: Bătania, Serbian: Батања, translit. Batanja) is a town in Békés County, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary. Residents are Magyars, with minority of Serbs.
It covers an area of 145.77 km² and has a population of 5960 people (2015).
Kingdom of Hungary stamp, issue 1874, cancelled at BATTONYA.
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After the Ottoman occupation until 1918, BATTONYA was part of the Austrian monarchy, province of Hungary; in Transleithania after the compromise of 1867 in the Kingdom of Hungary.
Twin towns – sister cities
Battonya is twinned with:
- ^ Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 03/09/2015
- ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.
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Coordinates: 46°17′N 21°01′E / 46.283°N 21.017°E