Vásárosnamény

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Vásárosnamény
City hall of Vásárosnamény
City hall of Vásárosnamény
Coordinates: 48°7′36″N 22°19′6″E / 48.12667°N 22.31833°E / 48.12667; 22.31833Coordinates: 48°7′36″N 22°19′6″E / 48.12667°N 22.31833°E / 48.12667; 22.31833
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 65.66 km2 (25.35 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,325
 • Density 142/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4800, 4802–4804
Area code(s) 45
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Vásárosnamény is a small town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary. It also includes Vitka since 1969, and in 1939 Gergelyi and Ugornya formed by uniting Gergelyiugornya.

It is located at around 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E / 48.12639°N 22.31806°E / 48.12639; 22.31806.

Postal History[edit]

Prior to the breakup of Hungary at the end of World War I, the town was in Bereg county. The Post office was established in 1836. The postmaster began using a straight line postmark in 1839. In 1848, the post office began using the standard Hungarian double circle postmark. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbook of the Pre-stamp Postmarks of Austria by Edwin Mueller, 1960