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Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
 • Total 66.83 km2 (25.80 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,938
 • Density 58.93/km2 (152.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4472
Area code(s) 42
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Gávavencsellő is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary. The village was established in 1971 by merging the former separate villages of Gáva and Vencsellő.


It covers an area of 66.83 km2 (26 sq mi) and has a population of 3938 people (2001).


In 1898 Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Friedlander became the village chief rabbi; until he got promoted as the chief rabbi of Liska, When his father Rabbi Chaim Friedlander died in 1906. Rav Tzvi Hirsh established a yeshiva, where about 40-60 students learned.

Rabbi Chaim said about his son becoming chief rabbi of Gava: "He is rav of Gava (=the city), but gava he does not possess".

Notable residents[edit]

Coordinates: 48°10′N 21°36′E / 48.167°N 21.600°E / 48.167; 21.600