Rinyaszentkirály

Rinyaszentkirály (Croatian: Krâjevo) is a village in Somogy county, Hungary

Rinyaszentkirály

Krâjevo (in Croatian)
Village
Reformed Church of Rinyaszentkirály
Reformed Church of Rinyaszentkirály
Coat of arms of Rinyaszentkirály
Coat of arms
Rinyaszentkirály is located in Hungary
Rinyaszentkirály
Rinyaszentkirály
Location of Rinyaszentkirály
Coordinates: 46°09′02″N 17°23′32″E / 46.15066°N 17.39209°E / 46.15066; 17.39209Coordinates: 46°09′02″N 17°23′32″E / 46.15066°N 17.39209°E / 46.15066; 17.39209
Country Hungary
RegionSouthern Transdanubia
CountySomogy
DistrictNagyatád
RC DioceseKaposvár
Area
 • Total30.56 km2 (11.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total391[1]
Demonym(s)szentkirályi, rinyaszentkirályi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7513
Area code(s)(+36) 82
Patron SaintStephen I
NUTS 3 codeHU232
MPLászló Szászfalvi (KDNP)
WebsiteRinyaszentkirály Online

EtymologyEdit

According to the local legends Béla IV of Hungary flew there during the Mongol invasion and later he founded the village. The scientific explanation states that it was named after the patron of its church, Saint Stephen of Hungary like Porrogszentkirály.[2]

HistoryEdit

According to László Szita the settlement was completely Hungarian in the 18th century.[3]

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