Dunapataj is a village in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.

Dunapataj
Large village
Coat of arms of Dunapataj
Dunapataj is located in Hungary
Dunapataj
Dunapataj
Location of Dunapataj
Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 18°59′46″E / 46.643°N 18.996°E / 46.643; 18.996Coordinates: 46°38′35″N 18°59′46″E / 46.643°N 18.996°E / 46.643; 18.996
Country Hungary
CountyBács-Kiskun
DistrictKalocsa
Area
 • Total90.47 km2 (34.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total3,735
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6328
Area code(+36) 78

It lies 10 km (6 mi) north from Kalocsa. It is the administrative headquarters of the local museum. Lake Szelidi, a holiday resort and nature reserve with unique wildlife is 4 km (2 mi) away. The Calvinist Church includes Gothic architecture remains from the 15th century and the Baroque-style Church of Saint John of Nepomuk dates from 1761. A former Transylvanian style Unitarian church, built in 1937, is located in the middle of town and houses the local history documents of the Museum of Pataj.

Festivals are held in July and August - the Szelidi Summer - and September - the Pataji Autumn.

PoliticsEdit

PartnershipsEdit

  • Since 2004 it there a partnership with the municipality Oyten in Germany

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Dunapataj at Wikimedia Commons