This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. (November 2010)
|• Total||21.72 km2 (8.39 sq mi)|
|• Density||38.9/km2 (101/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Soil pollution disasterEdit
On 4 October 2010 a 1.5–4 meter high wave of red mud flooded the village from a plant nearby causing nine deaths and several severe chemical burn injuries. Six bodies were found in the mud and other three victims died later in a hospital after the incident. Hundreds of village inhabitants had to evacuate.
- Megtalálták a hetedik áldozatot, index.hu, 8 October 2010.
- Deadly sludge escape kills three in western Hungary, BBC News, 5 October 2010.
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