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Coat of arms of Velemér
Coat of arms
Velemér is located in Hungary
Location of Velemér in Hungary
Coordinates: 46°44′15.83″N 16°22′40.08″E / 46.7377306°N 16.3778000°E / 46.7377306; 16.3778000
Country Hungary
Region Western Transdanubia
County Vas
Subregion Őriszentpéteri
Rank Village
KSH code 18430[1]
 • Total 9.55 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)[3]
 • Total 89
 • Density 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9946
Area code +36 94

Velemér (Slovene: Velemer) is a village in Vas county, Hungary.

Parochial church[edit]

Old mural painting in the Velemér church: the artist was Johannes Aquila. Detail from the cover of the field work book about this landscape.

The beautiful building can be found in the forest at the end of the village. Its murals of late Árpád-age was painted by Aquila János. It was destroyed by fire in the late 19th century. Earlier it was measured and described by Rómer Flóris, member of the Hungarian Academy of Science. The artist also painted Nagytótlak rotunda in this region.




  • Genthon István: Magyarország műemlékei. I. Dunántúl. Budapest, 1959. 444 p.
  • Gerevich Tibor: Magyarország románkori emlékei. (Die romanische Denkmäler Ungarns.) Egyetemi nyomda. Budapest, 1938. 843 p.
  • Dercsényi Dezsõ: Árpád-kori műemlékeink Vas megyében. (Vas County Heritage from the Árpád age). Vasi Szemle 1959. 2. sz., 57-67. p.
  • Magyarország, Panoráma, Budapest, 1980.
  • Aerial photographs of Velemér

Coordinates: 46°44′N 16°23′E / 46.733°N 16.383°E / 46.733; 16.383