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Aszód is a town in Pest county, Hungary.

Aszód
The House of the Armed Forces Club (formerly the Casino)
The House of the Armed Forces Club (formerly the Casino)
Flag of Aszód
Flag
Coat of arms of Aszód
Coat of arms
Aszód is located in Hungary
Aszód
Aszód
Location of Aszód
Coordinates: 47°39′16″N 19°28′48″E / 47.65451°N 19.47998°E / 47.65451; 19.47998Coordinates: 47°39′16″N 19°28′48″E / 47.65451°N 19.47998°E / 47.65451; 19.47998
Country Hungary
CountyPest
DistrictAszód
Area
 • Total16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total6,162
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2170
Area code(+36) 28
Websiteaszod.hu
Podmanitzky family palace in Aszód.

HistoryEdit

During World War II, Aszód was captured on 7 December 1944 by Soviet troops of the 2nd Ukrainian Front in the course of the Budapest Offensive.

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