Nagyvázsony

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Nagyvázsony
Aerial photography of the castle of Nagyvázsony
Aerial photography of the castle of Nagyvázsony
Flag of Nagyvázsony
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Coat of arms of Nagyvázsony
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Nagyvázsony is located in Hungary
Nagyvázsony
Nagyvázsony
Location of Nagyvázsony
Coordinates: 46°59′01″N 17°41′39″E / 46.98350°N 17.69408°E / 46.98350; 17.69408Coordinates: 46°59′01″N 17°41′39″E / 46.98350°N 17.69408°E / 46.98350; 17.69408
CountryHungary
CountyVeszprém
Area
 • Total76.29 km2 (29.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total1,848
 • Density24.22/km2 (62.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8291
Area code(s)88

Nagyvázsony is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary. It lies approximately 15 km (9 mi) north of the Lake Balaton.It houses Kinizsi Castle, a 14th-century fortification donated by Matthias I to Pál Kinizsi. Kinizsi's sarcophagus can be found in the castle chapel. Facing the castle is a baroque church which was commissioned by Kinizsi in 1470. There is also an ethnographic museum in the village.

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