Söjtör

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Söjtör
Söjtör is located in Hungary
Söjtör
Söjtör
Location of Söjtör in Hungary
Coordinates: 46°40′22″N 16°51′13″E / 46.67267°N 16.85365°E / 46.67267; 16.85365
Country Hungary
Region Western Transdanubia
County Zala
Subregion Zalaegerszegi
Rank Village
Area[1]
 • Total 36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)[2]
 • Total 1,549
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8897
Area code +36 92
KSH code 19080[3]
Website www.sojtor.eu

Söjtör is a village of approximately 1500 people located in Zala County, in western Hungary. It was the birthplace of Ferenc Deák, a Hungarian statesman living in the 19th century who served as the Minister of Justice during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, and is now known as "The Sage of the Country".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Söjtör at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungarian).
  2. ^ Söjtör at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungarian).
  3. ^ Söjtör at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungarian).
  4. ^ Wikisource Bain, Robert Nisbet (1911). "Deák, Francis". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 894. 

Coordinates: 46°40′N 16°51′E / 46.667°N 16.850°E / 46.667; 16.850