Perkupa is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Hungary.

Perkupa
Municipal office
Municipal office
Coat of arms of Perkupa
Perkupa is located in Hungary
Perkupa
Perkupa
Location of Perkupa
Coordinates: 48°28′16″N 20°41′08″E / 48.47125°N 20.68542°E / 48.47125; 20.68542Coordinates: 48°28′16″N 20°41′08″E / 48.47125°N 20.68542°E / 48.47125; 20.68542
Country Hungary
CountyBorsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total925
 • Density47.68/km2 (123.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3756
Area code(s)48
Websitehttp://www.perkupa.hu/

Names and etymologyEdit

The name is of Slavic origin: prěkopa or priekopa 'ditch'. There are several villages in Slovakia with similar names (e.g. Priekopa, Sobrance District).[1][2][3] 1332—1335 de Precupa. The name of the part Dobódél comes from the name of Dubodiel (Trenčín District).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kiss, Lajos (1988). Földrajzi nevek etimológiai szótára (fourth, expanded and revised edition) (in Hungarian). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó. p. 337.
  2. ^ The first edition of Kiss' monograph (1978) pronouncedly states the name of the village derives from Slovak.
  3. ^ a b Varsik, Branislav (1973). Osídlenie košickej kotliny (in Slovak). Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied. pp. 346–347.

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