Nagyrév

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Nagyrév
Coat of arms of Nagyrév
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok
Area
 • Total 29.79 km2 (11.50 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 872
 • Density 29.27/km2 (75.8/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5463
Area code(s) 56
Location of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in Hungary

Nagyrév is a village in Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok in central Hungary.

Between 1914 and 1929, a large group of female villagers calling themselves "The Angel Makers of Nagyrév" systematically poisoned to death an estimated 300 people in Nagyrev.

Nagyrév Culture[edit]

Nagyrév culture
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Geographical range Hungary and Slovakia
Period Bronze Age Europe
Dates 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC
Type site Nagyrév
Preceded by Vučedol culture
Followed by Hatvan culture, Vatya Culture

The Nagyrev culture was a bronze-age culture that existed in what is now modern day Hungary. It existed alongside the Vatya and Hatvan cultures and was eventually superseded by the latter. The main style of pottery was a one or two handed cup with a tall funnel neck that is made in a black burnished ware. Coordinates: 46°56′31″N 20°08′57″E / 46.94181°N 20.14925°E / 46.94181; 20.14925