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Babarc (Croatian: Babrac, German: Bawarz) is a village and municipality (Hungarian: község) in Baranya county, Hungary.

Babarc

Bawarz
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Babarc
Coat of arms
Babarc is located in Hungary
Babarc
Babarc
Location within Hungary.
Coordinates: 46°00′12″N 18°33′15″E / 46.00323°N 18.55403°E / 46.00323; 18.55403Coordinates: 46°00′12″N 18°33′15″E / 46.00323°N 18.55403°E / 46.00323; 18.55403
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountyBaranya
DistrictBóly
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorSándor Pécsi (Ind.)
Area
 • Total18.85 km2 (7.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total731
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7757
Area code(s)69
Geocode05403
Websitewww.babarc.hu

GeographyEdit

Babarc is located in the eastern part of Baranya County, ten kilometers from the Danube and about 30 kilometers from the borders of Croatia and Serbia. The highest point is Solomon Hill (Hungarian: Salamon-hegy) (224 m). The municipality lies within the Southern Transdanubia Region of Hungary. It previously was part of the Mohács Subregion but during the creation of districts in 2013, it became part of Bóly District.

DemographicsEdit

During the census of 2011, the population was 768. The vast majority of the population claimed Hungarian ethnicity (88.7%), though 35.9% also claimed German ethnicity and the municipality has a German local minority self-government. Other ethnicities included Roma (6.3%) and Croatian (1.9%). 10.1% did not wish to answer. In terms of religious practice, 67.2% reported to be Roman Catholic, 6.7% Calvinist, 1.7% Lutheran, 3.6% of no religious affiliation and 20% did not wish to answer.[3]

TransportEdit

The closest railway station is in Mohács, 14 kilometers to the east. The village lies near the junction of motorways M6 and M60, both of which opened in the area in 2010 and currently provide links north to Budapest and west to Pécs, and will eventually provide links to the Croatian border at Ivándárda and Barcs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014" (in Hungarian). Hungarian National Election Office. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2018". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Detailed Gazetteer of Hungary". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 4 June 2019.

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