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Liptód (Croatian: Litoba, German: Litowr) is a village and municipality (Hungarian: község) in Baranya county, Hungary.

Liptód

Liptowr
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Liptód
Coat of arms
Liptód is located in Hungary
Liptód
Liptód
Location within Hungary.
Coordinates: 46°2′42.65″N 18°31′0.52″E / 46.0451806°N 18.5168111°E / 46.0451806; 18.5168111Coordinates: 46°2′42.65″N 18°31′0.52″E / 46.0451806°N 18.5168111°E / 46.0451806; 18.5168111
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountyBaranya
DistrictBóly
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorMária Heilmann (Ind.)
Area
 • Total14.99 km2 (5.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total183
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7757
Area code(s)69
Geocode10038
Websitewww.liptod.hu

GeographyEdit

Liptód is located in east central Baranya County, about 30 kilometers east of Pécs and 10 kilometers north of Bóly. It is about 10 kilometers west of the Danube, 20 kilometers from Croatia and 50 kilometers from Serbia. 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 201. The vast majority of the population claimed Hungarian ethnicity (94.3%), though 50.7% also claimed German ethnicity and the municipality has a German local minority self-government. Other ethnicities included Roma (2.8%) and Croatian (1.4%). 1.9% did not wish to answer. In terms of religious practice, 70.6% reported to be Roman Catholic, 3.3% Calvinist, 10.9% of no religious affiliation and 14.2% did not wish to answer.[3]

TransportEdit

The closest railway station is in Mohács, 19 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 5 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 5 June 2019.