Gyügye

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Gyügye
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 271
 • Density 62.59/km2 (162.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4733
Area code(s) 44
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Gyügye is a small village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Aerialphotography: Gyügye - church

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 4.33 km2 (2 sq mi) and has a population of 271 people (2001).

Sightseeings[edit]

The old reformed church is worth visiting because of its beautiful and renowned coffered ceiling decorated in the church's inner space. The church was built in the 13th century in the romanesque style.

References[edit]

  • Bérczi Sz, Bérczi Zs., Bérczi K. (2002): Kazettás mennyezetek. (Coffered ceilings.) Licium-Art, Debrecen
  • Tombor I. (1968): Magyarországi festett famennyezetek és rokonemlékek a XV-XIX. századból. (Painted Coffered Ceilings from Hungary from the 15-16th Century.) Akadémiai K. Budapest
  • Balogh J. (1939): A késő-gótikus és a renaissance-kor művészete. (Art of the Late-Gothic and Renaissance Age in Hungary.) Magyar művelődéstörténet. 2. (Szerk. Domanovszky S., Ed.), Budapest

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Coordinates: 47°56′N 22°34′E / 47.933°N 22.567°E / 47.933; 22.567