Vásárosnamény

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.

Vásárosnamény
City hall of Vásárosnamény

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Vásárosnamény
Coordinates: 48°7′36″N 22°19′6″E
Country Hungary
CountySzabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
  Total65.66 km2 (25.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total9,325
  Density142/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4800, 4802–4804
Area code(s)45

It is located at around 48°7′35″N 22°19′5″E.

Postal History

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. [1]

References

  1. Handbook of the Pre-stamp Postmarks of Austria by Edwin Mueller, 1960


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