Bogyiszló is a village in Hungary in Tolna county near Szekszárd. Famous for its paprika.

Bogyiszló
Reformed church of bogyiszlo.jpg
Coat of arms of Bogyiszló
Coat of arms
Bogyiszló is located in Hungary
Bogyiszló
Bogyiszló
Location of Bogyiszló
Coordinates: 46°23′09″N 18°49′52″E / 46.38580°N 18.83115°E / 46.38580; 18.83115Coordinates: 46°23′09″N 18°49′52″E / 46.38580°N 18.83115°E / 46.38580; 18.83115
Country Hungary
CountyTolna
Area
 • Total55.93 km2 (21.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total2,274
 • Density42.28/km2 (109.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7132
Area code(s)74
Websitewww.bogyiszlo.hu

GeographyEdit

Bogyiszló is located from 11 km east from Szekszárd, in the southern part of Mezőföld, near the Danube river and Sió channel mouth. Approach: from road number 6 from west-direction, or from road number 51 from east-direction, on M9 highway, across the Danube on bridge named after Szent László.

HistoryEdit

Based on archaeological finds, Bogyiszló has already been populated area in the ages of Avars.

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AgricultureEdit

Famous breed: the Bogyiszló paprika. After cutting out floodplain forest it was easy to grow sweet paprika, and also hot pepper. The forestry, fishing and hunting are also remarkable traditions.

 
Paprika garlands

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