Nagymaros

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Nagymaros
The tower of the Roman Catholic church of Nagymaros
The tower of the Roman Catholic church of Nagymaros
Coat of arms of Nagymaros
Coat of arms
Nagymaros is located in Hungary
Nagymaros
Nagymaros
Location of Nagymaros
Coordinates: 47°47′26″N 18°57′23″E / 47.79064°N 18.95647°E / 47.79064; 18.95647Coordinates: 47°47′26″N 18°57′23″E / 47.79064°N 18.95647°E / 47.79064; 18.95647
Country Hungary
CountyPest
DistrictSzob
Area
 • Total34.39 km2 (13.28 sq mi)
Population
(2015)[1]
 • Total4,721
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2626
Area code(+36) 27
Websitewww.nagymaros.hu

Nagymaros (Slovak: Veľká Maruša) is a town in Pest county, Hungary.

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from Maroš, the Slavic form of Marianus.[2][3] Nagymaros—"Big Maros" (Hungarian). The first written mention is Morus (1257).[full citation needed]

Notable people from Nagymaros[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office.
  2. ^ Kiss, Lajos (1978). Földrajzi nevek etimológiai szótára (in Hungarian). Budapest: Akadémiai. p. 448.
  3. ^ Stanislav, Ján (2004). Slovenský juh v stredoveku II (in Slovak). Slovenské literárne centrum. p. 337. ISBN 80-88878-89-6.

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