Tököl

Tököl (Serbo-Croatian: Tukulja) is a town in Pest County, Hungary.

Tököl
The Chapel of St Anna
The Chapel of St Anna
Flag of Tököl
Flag
Coat of arms of Tököl
Coat of arms
Location of Tököl
Tököl is located in Hungary
Tököl
Tököl
Location of Tököl
Coordinates: 47°19′13″N 18°58′02″E / 47.32030°N 18.96711°E / 47.32030; 18.96711Coordinates: 47°19′13″N 18°58′02″E / 47.32030°N 18.96711°E / 47.32030; 18.96711
Country Hungary
CountyPest
Area
 • Total38.49 km2 (14.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total9,337
 • Density242.58/km2 (628.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2316
Area code(s)24
Aerialphotography from Tököl

DemographyEdit

The majority of residents are Hungarians, with a minority of Bunjevci.

Hungarian UprisingEdit

An Budapest-Tököl airfield (47 20 35 N / 18 59 20 E) was built during World War II, which was to become a Soviet military base. During the Hungarian Uprising, Pál Maléter, as Defence Minister for the Imre Nagy government, went to negotiate with the Soviet military presence and was arrested during the negotiations.

Notable residentsEdit

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