Vaskút

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Vaskút
Waschkut/Eisenbrunn
Vaskút Waschkut/Eisenbrunn is located in Hungary
Vaskút Waschkut/Eisenbrunn
Vaskút
Waschkut/Eisenbrunn
Location of Vaskút
Coordinates: 46°07′00″N 18°59′00″E / 46.1167°N 18.9833°E / 46.1167; 18.9833
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 71.49 km2 (27.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 3,327[1]
 • Density 46.5/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6521
Area code(s) 79
Location of Bács-Kiskun county in Hungary

Vaskút (German: Waschkut or Eisenbrunn, Croatian: Baškut or Vaškut) is a large village in Bács-Kiskun county, in the Southern Great Plain region of southern Hungary.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 71.49 km². It has a population of 3327 people (2015).[1]

Demographics[edit]

Before 1945, there was high share of Germans (Danube Swabians) in Vaskút's population, that spoke their own dialect of German language.
After the war, numerous Magyars (Szeklers from Bukovina and Csángós from Moldavia) were settled here.

Notable persons[edit]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 46°07′N 18°59′E / 46.117°N 18.983°E / 46.117; 18.983