Vésztő

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Vésztő
Town
Vésztő, Csolt Monastery
Vésztő, Csolt Monastery
Coat of arms of Vésztő
Coat of arms
Vésztő is located in Hungary
Vésztő
Vésztő
Coordinates: 46°55′26″N 21°15′43″E / 46.924°N 21.262°E / 46.924; 21.262Coordinates: 46°55′26″N 21°15′43″E / 46.924°N 21.262°E / 46.924; 21.262
Country  Hungary
County Békés
District Szeghalom
Area
 • Total 125.76 km2 (48.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 6,855[1]
 • Density 54.5/km2 (141/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 5530
Area code (+36) 66
Website www.veszto.hu

Vésztő is a town in Békés county, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 125.76 km² and has a population of 6855 people (2015).[1] The town is situated in the Tisza plain.

History[edit]

North of the modern town there is the archaeological site of a neolithic tell. At its top the medieval Csolt monastery is located.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Vésztő is twinned with:

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

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

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