Lengyel

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Lengyel
Village
Aerial photography: Lengyel, Appony Manor House
Aerial photography: Lengyel, Appony Manor House
Lengyel is located in Hungary
Lengyel
Lengyel
Location of Lengyel
Coordinates: 46°22′12″N 18°22′01″E / 46.37°N 18.367°E / 46.37; 18.367Coordinates: 46°22′12″N 18°22′01″E / 46.37°N 18.367°E / 46.37; 18.367
Country  Hungary
Region Southern Transdanubia
County Tolna
Subregion Bonyhádi
Area
 • Total 20.03 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 652
 • Density 26.41/km2 (68.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7184
Area code(s) 74

Lengyel (literally: "Pole", German: Lendl) is the highest inhabited village in Tolna County, Hungary. It is located between Bonyhád and Dombóvár.

Lengyel culture is named after the village.

Cultural events[edit]

  • Annabál
  • Pollen Youth Rock Festival

Notable aspects[edit]

  • Apponyi manor house surrounded by 22 hectares of park with botanical rarities.
  • Kindergarten museum
  • Svájceráj (a stable built in the Swiss fashion from the 19th century)
  • Apponyi basement
  • The post office and kindergarten building (The first Apponyi manor house, which is smaller in size)
  • Anna Bath - With 100 hectares of forested park, a school, a lake, and a small zoo.
  • Sánci Peak (A historical area protected by Mór Wosinsky) with a beautiful panorama of the Kapos Valley.

People[edit]

After approximately 200 years of residency, Lengyel's ethnic German Danube Swabian population was dispossessed of its property and forcibly removed to Germany following the end of World War II.

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