Kurityán

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Kurityán
Kurityán is located in Hungary
Kurityán
Kurityán
Location of Kurityán
Coordinates: 48°18′47″N 20°37′26″E / 48.31310°N 20.62384°E / 48.31310; 20.62384Coordinates: 48°18′47″N 20°37′26″E / 48.31310°N 20.62384°E / 48.31310; 20.62384
Country Hungary
CountyBorsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total7.54 km2 (2.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total1,792
 • Density237.66/km2 (615.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3732
Area code(s)48

Kurityán is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hungary.

Aerialphotography: Kurityán, palace

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Slavic/Early Slovak koryto (manger) with the suffix -ťany used to derive place names referring to people.[1] Initially the name of the valley.[1] 1280/1413 Koryth.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Varsik, Branislav (1977). Osídlenie košickej kotliny III (in Slovak). Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied. p. 430.

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