Bolhás

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Bolhás
Village
Chapel of Bolhás
Chapel of Bolhás
Coat of arms of Bolhás
Coat of arms
Official logo of Bolhás
Logo
Bolhás is located in Hungary
Bolhás
Bolhás
Location of Bolhás
Coordinates: 46°16′11″N 17°16′12″E / 46.26974°N 17.27011°E / 46.26974; 17.27011Coordinates: 46°16′11″N 17°16′12″E / 46.26974°N 17.27011°E / 46.26974; 17.27011
Country  Hungary
Region Southern Transdanubia
County Somogy
District Nagyatád
RC Diocese Kaposvár
Area
 • Total 31.43 km2 (12.14 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 418[1]
Demonym(s) bolhási
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 7517
Area code(s) (+36) 82
NUTS 3 code HU232
MP László Szászfalvi (KDNP)

Bolhás is a village in Somogy county, Hungary.

Etymology[edit]

Its name derives from the Hungarian word bolha (English: flea). According to the legends the village belonged to a knight who was called Bolha.[2]

Culture[edit]

The Hungarian folk songs Megismerni a kanászt and Volt nekem egy kecském were collected in 1922 in Bolhás by Zoltán Kodály.

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