Tököl

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Tököl
The Chapel of St Anna
The Chapel of St Anna
Tököl is located in Hungary
Tököl
Tököl
Location of Tököl
Coordinates: 47°19′13″N 18°58′02″E / 47.32030°N 18.96711°E / 47.32030; 18.96711Coordinates: 47°19′13″N 18°58′02″E / 47.32030°N 18.96711°E / 47.32030; 18.96711
Country  Hungary
County Pest
Area
 • Total 38.49 km2 (14.86 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 9,337
 • Density 242.58/km2 (628.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2316
Area code(s) 24

Tököl (Croatian: Tukulja) is a town in Pest County, Hungary.

Aerialphotography from Tököl

Demography[edit]

The majority of residents are Hungarians, with a minority of Croats.

Hungarian Uprising[edit]

An airfield was built during World War II, which was to become a Soviet military base. During the Hungarian Uprising, Pal Maleter, as Defence Minister for the Imre Nagy government, went to negotiate with the Soviet military presence and was arrested during the negotiations.

Notable residents[edit]

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