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Szentgyörgyvár is a village in Zala County, Hungary.

Szentgyörgyvár
Szentgyörgyvár is located in Hungary
Szentgyörgyvár
Szentgyörgyvár
Location of Szentgyörgyvár
Coordinates: 46°45′29″N 17°07′48″E / 46.7581°N 17.1299°E / 46.7581; 17.1299Coordinates: 46°45′29″N 17°07′48″E / 46.7581°N 17.1299°E / 46.7581; 17.1299
Country Hungary
CountyZala
Area
 • Total11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total324
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8393

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1461. The castle stood along the river Zala at this time, the village bearing the same name was below it. Its defensive role grew during 16th century Turkish attacks. The castle was never conquered by the Turks.

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