Győrtelek

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Győrtelek
Aerial photograph of Győrtelek
Aerial photograph of Győrtelek
Coat of arms of Győrtelek
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 14.77 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,615
 • Density 109.3/km2 (283/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4752
Area code(s) 44

Győrtelek is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county,[1] in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 14.78 km2 (6 sq mi) and has a population of 1,615 (2013 estimate).[2]

Population[edit]

Year 1980 1990 2001 2010 2011 2013
Population 1,577 (census)[2] 1,364 (census)[2] 1,697 (census)[2] 1,605 (estimate)[3] 1,573 (census)[2] 1,615 (estimate)[2]

History[edit]

The Reformat Church

It was recorded by the name of Gyerthelek in 1477; its meaning: the property of a person called György.

The Calvinist church was built of brick in 1822.[4]

Five Romanian nationals, including a child, died when their car (registered in Poland) crashed in Győrtelek in the early hours of June 8, 2014. In the accident, the car veered to the opposite lane of the road and crashed frontally with a bus and then with a van (registered in Harghita County). Four people in the bus and one travelling in the van suffered light injuries.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Győrtelek City Info". CitySeek.org. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Győrtelek Population Table". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Helységnévkönyv adattár 2010". KSH (Hungarian Central Statisctical Office). 1 January 2010. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Református Egyház Györtelek". http://www.gyortelekegyhaz.atw.hu/. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Five Romanians Die In NE Hungary Crash". dailynewshungary.com. 8 June 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Fatal days in Szabolcs". debrecensun.hu. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Coordinates: 47°56′N 22°26′E / 47.933°N 22.433°E / 47.933; 22.433