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Pócsa (German: Bootsch) is a village and municipality (Hungarian: község) in Baranya county, Hungary. Residents are Magyars, with minority of Germans.

Pócsa

Bootsch
Municipality
Skyline of Pócsa
Coat of arms of Pócsa
Coat of arms
Pócsa is located in Hungary
Pócsa
Pócsa
Location within Hungary.
Coordinates: 45°54′44.89″N 18°28′13.76″E / 45.9124694°N 18.4704889°E / 45.9124694; 18.4704889Coordinates: 45°54′44.89″N 18°28′13.76″E / 45.9124694°N 18.4704889°E / 45.9124694; 18.4704889
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountyBaranya
DistrictBóly
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorSándor Nyisztor (Ind.)
Area
 • Total8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total155
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7756
Area code(s)69
Geocode22266

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GeographyEdit

Pócsa is located in east central Baranya County, about 5 kilometers north of Villány, 7 kilometers from Bóly and 25 kilometers from Pécs. 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 178. The vast majority of the population claimed Hungarian ethnicity (95%), though 30.3% also claimed German ethnicity and the municipality has a German local minority self-government. Other ethnicities included Roma (1.6%), Croatian (1.1%) and Romanian (1.1%). 3.8% did not wish to answer. In terms of religious practice, 71.4% reported to be Roman Catholic, 4.9% Calvinist, 0.5% Lutheran, 5.4% of no religious affiliation and 17.8% did not wish to answer.[3]

TransportEdit

The closest railway station is in Villány, 5 kilometers to the south.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014" (in Hungarian). Hungarian National Election Office. Retrieved 6 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.