Körösladány

Körösladány is a town in Békés County, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

Körösladány
Flag of Körösladány
Coat of arms of Körösladány
Körösladány is located in Hungary
Körösladány
Körösladány
Coordinates: 46°57′50″N 21°04′44″E / 46.964°N 21.079°E / 46.964; 21.079
Country Hungary
CountyBékés
DistrictSzeghalom
Area
 • Total123.87 km2 (47.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total4,557[1]
 • Density36.8/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5516
Area code(+36) 66
Websitewww.korosladany.hu

Béla Wenckheim, a Hungarian politician, who served as the Prime Minister of Hungary in 1875, was born here.

Jews lived in the city in the 19th and 20th centuries until the German Nazis destroyed the Jewish community in the Holocaust.[2]

GeographyEdit

It covers an area of 123.87 km² and has a population of 4557 people (2015).[1]

PoliticsEdit

The current mayor of Körösladány is Károly Kardos (Fidesz-KDNP).

The local Municipal Assembly has 6+1 members divided into this political parties and alliances:[3]

    Party Seats 2014 Council
  Independent 4        
  Fidesz-KDNP 1        
  Movement for a Better Hungary (Jobbik) 1        

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 3 September 2015
  2. ^ Census of Hungarian Jewry
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 46°58′N 21°05′E / 46.967°N 21.083°E / 46.967; 21.083