Rakaca

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Rakaca
Rakaca is located in Hungary
Rakaca
Rakaca
Location of Rakaca
Coordinates: 48°27′42″N 20°53′04″E / 48.46158°N 20.88455°E / 48.46158; 20.88455Coordinates: 48°27′42″N 20°53′04″E / 48.46158°N 20.88455°E / 48.46158; 20.88455
Country Hungary
CountyBorsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total18.99 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total839
 • Density44.18/km2 (114.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3825
Area code(s)48

Rakaca is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hungary.

Aerialphotography: Rakaca, ruins

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from Slavic Rakovica (rakъ: crayfish).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Varsik, Branislav (1990). Slovanské (slovenské) názvy riek na Slovensku a ich prevzatie Maďarmi v 10.-12. storočí (in Slovak). Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied. p. 122. ISBN 80-224-0163-3.

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