Forró, Northern Hungary

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Forró
Village
Forró falu2.jpg
Official seal of Forró
Seal
Forró is located in Hungary
Forró
Forró
Coordinates: 48°19′27.19″N 21°5′16.94″E / 48.3242194°N 21.0880389°E / 48.3242194; 21.0880389Coordinates: 48°19′27.19″N 21°5′16.94″E / 48.3242194°N 21.0880389°E / 48.3242194; 21.0880389
Country Hungary
RegionsNorthern Hungary
CountyBorsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County
Area
 • Total19.03 km2 (7.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total2,459
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Forró (Slovak: Forov) is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County in northeastern Hungary. As of 2008 it had a population of 2459.[1] A large bronze age hoard was discovered at the village in the 19th century. The treasure is now in the collections of the British Museum, London.[2]

Pair of large bronze age arm bands from the Forró hoard on display in the British Museum (1400-1200 BC).

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  1. ^ KSH (in Hungarian)
  2. ^ British Museum Collection