Szajol

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Szajol
Country  Hungary
County Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Area
 • Total 36.97 km2 (14.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 3,722[1]
 • Density 100.7/km2 (261/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5081
Area code(s) 56
Location of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in Hungary

Szajol is a village in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county, in the Northern Great Plain region of central Hungary.

It is known for the 1994 railway disaster at Szajol station, killing 31 people and injuring 52 more.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 36.97 km2 (14 sq mi) and has a population of 3722 people (2015).[1]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 47°11′N 20°18′E / 47.183°N 20.300°E / 47.183; 20.300