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Coat of arms of Dunapataj
Coat of arms
Dunapataj is located in Hungary
Location of Dunapataj
Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 18°59′46″E / 46.643°N 18.996°E / 46.643; 18.996Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 18°59′46″E / 46.643°N 18.996°E / 46.643; 18.996
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
 • Total 90.47 km2 (34.93 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 3,735
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6328
Area code(s) 78

Dunapataj is a village in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.

It lies 10 km (6 mi) north from Kalocsa. It is the administrative headquarters of the local museum. Lake Szelidi, a holiday resort and nature reserve with unique wildlife is 4 km (2 mi) away. The Calvinist Church includes Gothic architecture remains from the 15th century and the Baroque-style Church of Saint John of Nepomuk dates from 1761. A former Transylvanian style Unitarian church, built in 1937, is located in the middle of town and houses the local history documents of the Museum of Pataj.

Festivals are held in July and August - the Szelidi Summer - and September - the Pataji Autumn.


  • Dunapataj, CompAlmanach (a Hungarian tourism firm), accessed on 2008-07-26