Bogyiszló

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Bogyiszló
Skyline of Bogyiszló
Coat of arms of Bogyiszló
Coat of arms
Bogyiszló is located in Hungary
Bogyiszló
Bogyiszló
Location of Bogyiszló
Coordinates: 46°23′09″N 18°49′52″E / 46.38580°N 18.83115°E / 46.38580; 18.83115Coordinates: 46°23′09″N 18°49′52″E / 46.38580°N 18.83115°E / 46.38580; 18.83115
Country  Hungary
County Tolna
Area
 • Total 55.93 km2 (21.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,274
 • Density 42.28/km2 (109.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7132
Area code(s) 74
Website www.bogyiszlo.hu

Bogyiszló is a village in Hungary in Tolna county near Szekszárd. Famous for its paprika.

Geography[edit]

Bogyiszló is located from 11 km east from Szekszárd, in the southern part of Mezőföld, near the Danube river and Sió channel mouth. Approach: from road number 6 from west-direction, or from road number 51 from east-direction, on M9 highway, across the Danube on bridge named after Szent László.

History[edit]

Based on archaeological finds, Bogyiszló has already been populated area in the ages of Avars.

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Agriculture[edit]

Famous breed: the Bogyiszló paprika. After cutting out floodplain forest it was easy to grow sweet paprika, and also hot pepper. The forestry, fishing and hunting are also remarkable traditions.

Paprika garlands

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