Pusztaottlaka

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Pusztaottlaka
Otlaca-Pusta
Country  Hungary
County Békés
Area
 • Total 18.88 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 474[1]
 • Density 25.1/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 5665
Area code(s) 68
Location of Békés County in Hungary

Pusztaottlaka ((Puszta-Ott·lak·a), Romanian: Otlaca-Pustă), is a village in Békés County, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

Geography

It covers an area of 18.88 km² and has a population of 471 people (2002).

Population

According to the last census in 2015 Pusztaottlaka/Otlaca-Pusta had a population of 474 people.[1] The majority of the population is Hungarian with a 17% Romanian minority (74 people who spoke Romanian as a mother language).

Religion

According to the last census in 2001 133 people belonged to the Roman Catholic Church, 40 were Lutherans and 140 people followed "another faith". In the case of Pusztaottlaka/Otlaca-Pusta the latters are mainly Orthodox Romanians.

Name

Pusztaottlaka means "dwelling place on the puszta" in Hungarian. The Romanian name is the transliteration of the Hungarian one.

References

  1. ^ a b Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 03/09/2015

Coordinates: 46°33′N 20°59′E / 46.550°N 20.983°E / 46.550; 20.983