Pécsvárad

Pécsvárad (German: Petschwar, Croatian: Pečvar) is a town in Baranya county, Hungary.

Pécsvárad
Petschwar (in German)
Pécsvárad, Monastery
Pécsvárad, Monastery
Coat of arms of Pécsvárad
Pécsvárad is located in Hungary
Pécsvárad
Pécsvárad
Location of Pécsvárad
Coordinates: 46°09′29″N 18°25′20″E / 46.15810°N 18.42216°E / 46.15810; 18.42216Coordinates: 46°09′29″N 18°25′20″E / 46.15810°N 18.42216°E / 46.15810; 18.42216
Country Hungary
CountyBaranya
DistrictPécsvárad
Area
 • Total112.16 km2 (43.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total4,026
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7720
Area code(+36) 72
Websitewww.pecsvarad.hu

Notable landmarksEdit

Among the most significant Hungarian heritage from the Middle Ages is the castle built on a Benedictine monastery commissioned by King St Stephen. The building complex is now used as a museum and a hotel.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Pécsvárad is twinned with:[2]

Notable peopleEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gazetteer of Hungary, 1 January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office.
  2. ^ "Testvérvárosaink". pecsvarad.hu (in Hungarian). Pécsvárad. Retrieved 18 February 2021.

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