Méhtelek

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Méhtelek
Country Hungary
CountySzabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
 • Total759[1]
 • Density87.9/km2 (228/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4975
Area code(s)44
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

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

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 8.62 km2 (3 sq mi) and has a population of 759 people (2015).[1]

History[edit]

The village was put on the map somewhat after catastrophic floods in the region in late 1960s. Valuable archeological finds---possibly going back to 5000---BC were uncovered during the reconstruction of the settlement. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gazetteer of Hungary, 1 January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 03/09/2015
  2. ^ village web site (Hungarian only).


Coordinates: 47°56′N 22°51′E / 47.933°N 22.850°E / 47.933; 22.850