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Záhony (Ukrainian: Загонь) is a town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Záhony
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Flag of Záhony
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Coat of arms of Záhony
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Záhony is located in Hungary
Záhony
Záhony
Location of Záhony
Coordinates: 48°25′01″N 22°10′59″E / 48.417°N 22.183°E / 48.417; 22.183
Country Hungary
CountySzabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total6.87 km2 (2.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total4,156
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4625
Area code(s)45
Websitewww.zahony.hu

It covers an area of 6.97 km2 (3 sq mi) and has a population of 4675 people (2005). It is near the Ukrainian border (at Chop and Solomonovo) and was part of Ung county before Trianon Treaty. Road and railway border crossings into Ukraine are located here. The Ukrainian town across the border is Chop.

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Záhony is twinned with:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gazetteer of Hungary, 1 January 2015. Hungarian Central Statistical Office.

Coordinates: 48°25′N 22°11′E / 48.417°N 22.183°E / 48.417; 22.183