Csorna

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Csorna
Town
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Csorna
Coat of arms
Csorna is located in Hungary
Csorna
Csorna
Location of Csorna
Coordinates: 47°37′00″N 17°15′00″E / 47.6167°N 17.2500°E / 47.6167; 17.2500Coordinates: 47°37′00″N 17°15′00″E / 47.6167°N 17.2500°E / 47.6167; 17.2500
Country  Hungary
County Győr-Moson-Sopron
District Csorna
Area
 • Total 91.73 km2 (35.42 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 10,335[1]
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 9300
Area code (+36) 96
Motorways M85, M86
Distance from Budapest 155 km (96 mi) East
Website www.csorna.hu

Csorna is a town in Győr-Moson-Sopron county, Hungary.[2] Csorna is located near the Fertő-Hanság National Park. There are two districts in the town: the Földsziget and the Csatárimajor.

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from Slavic *Crna (black), see also e.g. Čierna, Černá or Czarna.[3][4]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Csorna is twinned with:

Sport[edit]

The association football Csornai SE, competing in the Nemzeti Bajnokság III, are based in the town.

Notable people[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Csorna, KSH
  2. ^ Hotels Csorna.
  3. ^ Stanislav, Ján (2004). Slovenský juh v stredoveku II (in Slovak). Slovenské literárne centrum. p. 114. ISBN 80-88878-89-6.
  4. ^ Kiss, Lajos (1978). Földrajzi nevek etimológiai szótára (in Hungarian). Budapest: Akadémiai. p. 167.