Tömörkény

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Tömörkény
Country  Hungary
County Csongrád
Area
 • Total 53.91 km2 (20.81 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 1,712[1]
 • Density 37/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6646
Area code(s) 63
Location of Csongrád County in Hungary

Tömörkény is a village near the town of Csongrád in Csongrád county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 53.91 km2 (21 sq mi) and in 2015 had a population of 1,712.[1]

History[edit]

The first settlement was built by the Sarmatas and the Avars. There was some cemetery and iron working equipment found. It first legal sign from the 11th century, named "Temerken".[clarification needed] In Turkish times, a small fortress defended the local people. The old village was a harbor to move through the Tisza River. Nowadays, it is a typical agricultural village.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 46°37′N 20°02′E / 46.617°N 20.033°E / 46.617; 20.033