Marcali

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Marcali

Martzal (in German)
The Roman Catholic Church of Marcali
The Roman Catholic Church of Marcali
Flag of Marcali
Flag
Coat of arms of Marcali
Coat of arms
Marcali is located in Hungary
Marcali
Marcali
Location of Marcali
Coordinates: 46°35′09″N 17°24′46″E / 46.58582°N 17.41279°E / 46.58582; 17.41279Coordinates: 46°35′09″N 17°24′46″E / 46.58582°N 17.41279°E / 46.58582; 17.41279
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountySomogy
DistrictMarcali
RC DioceseKaposvár
Area
 • Total101.5 km2 (39.2 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total11,216[1]
Demonym(s)marcali
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8700
Area code(+36) 85
Patron SaintHoly Mary
NUTS 3 codeHU232
MPJózsef Attila Móring (KDNP)
WebsiteMarcali Online

Marcali (German: Martzal) is a town in Somogy County, Hungary and the seat of Marcali District.

The settlement is part of the Balatonboglár wine region.[2]

Geography[edit]

It lies 14 km south of Lake Balaton, next to the main road 68 and the Somogyszob-Balatonszentgyörgy Railway Line.

Media[edit]

Near the village Kisperjés, which belongs to Marcali, there is at 46°36′53.5″N 17°27′53.63″E / 46.614861°N 17.4648972°E / 46.614861; 17.4648972 (Kisperjes transmitter) a mediumwave broadcasting station with a 126 metres tall guyed mast radiator broadcasting on 1188 kHz with 300 kW.

Notable residents[edit]

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Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Marcali is twinned with:

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