Pécsvárad (German: Petschwar, Croatian: Pečvar) is a town in Baranya county, Hungary.

Pécsvárad

Petschwar (in German)
Pécsvárad, Monastery
Pécsvárad, Monastery
Coat of arms of Pécsvárad
Coat of arms
Pécsvárad is located in Hungary
Pécsvárad
Pécsvárad
Location of Pécsvárad
Coordinates: 46°09′29″N 18°25′20″E / 46.15810°N 18.42216°E / 46.15810; 18.42216Coordinates: 46°09′29″N 18°25′20″E / 46.15810°N 18.42216°E / 46.15810; 18.42216
Country Hungary
CountyBaranya
DistrictPécsvárad
Area
 • Total112.16 km2 (43.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total4,026
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7720
Area code(+36) 72
Websitewww.pecsvarad.hu

Notable landmarksEdit

Among the most significant Hungarian heritage from the Middle Ages is the castle built on a Benedictine monastery commissioned by King St Stephen. The building complex is now used as a museum and a hotel.

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Pécsvárad is twinned with:

Notable peopleEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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