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Nógrád (Russian: Новгород, Novgorod-Ugorsky;[1][2] German: Neuburg; Slovak: Novohrad) is a village in Nógrád County, Hungary.

Nógrád
Nógrád is located in Hungary
Nógrád
Nógrád
Location of Nógrád
Coordinates: 47°54′17″N 19°03′06″E / 47.90482°N 19.05157°E / 47.90482; 19.05157Coordinates: 47°54′17″N 19°03′06″E / 47.90482°N 19.05157°E / 47.90482; 19.05157
Country Hungary
CountyNógrád
Area
 • Total29.52 km2 (11.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total1,573
 • Density53.28/km2 (138.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2642
Area code(s)35
For the county, see Nógrád County.
Nógrád, castle from a bird's eye view

EtymologyEdit

The name comes from Slavic Novgrad ("New Castle") from which evolved Slovak Novohrad (with the same meaning) and Hungarian Nógrád. 1138/1329 civitas Naugrad, around 1200 castrum Nougrad, 1217 castrum de Nevgrad.[3] The village (1405 villa Newgrad) and the county was named after the castle.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vernadsky, V. Voice from the Hungarian Ruthenia. "Russkaya Mysl". 1880
  2. ^ Pogodin, A. Ruthenia Abroad. "Soikin Publishing". Petrograd 1915
  3. ^ Branislav, Varsik (1994). "Osídlenie Novohradu a Ipeľskej kotliny vo svetle miestnych názvov". Kontinuita medzi veľkomoravskými Slovienmi a stredovekými severouhorskými Slovanmi (Slovákmi) (in Slovak). Veda. p. 115. ISBN 80-224-0175-7.

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