Vásárosnamény is a small town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary. It also includes Vitka since 1969, and in 1939 Gergelyi and Ugornya formed by uniting Gergelyiugornya.
City hall of Vásárosnamény
Coat of arms
|Coordinates: 48°7′36″N 22°19′6″E|
|• Total||65.66 km2 (25.35 sq mi)|
|• Density||142/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
It is located at around 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E.
Prior to the breakup of Hungary at the end of World War I, the town was in Bereg county. The Post office was established in 1836. The postmaster began using a straight line postmark in 1839. In 1848, the post office began using the standard Hungarian double circle postmark.
- Handbook of the Pre-stamp Postmarks of Austria by Edwin Mueller, 1960