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Erdősmecske

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Erdősmecske
Wappen von Erdősmecske
Erdősmecske (Ungarn)
Erdősmecske (46° 10′ 40″ N, 18° 30′ 40″O)
Erdősmecske
Basic data
State: Hungary
Region: South Transdanubia
County: Baranya
Small area until 31.12.2012: Pécsvárad
Circle since Jan. 1, 2013: Pécsvárad
Coordinates: 46° 11′ N, 18° 31′ ECoordinates 46° 10′ 40″ N, 18° 30′ 40″ O
Area: 26,44 km²
Residents: 389 (Jan. 1, 2011)
Population Density: 15 inhabitants per km²
Telephone area code: (+36) 72
Zip code: 7723
KSH kódja: 18704
Structure and administration (Status: 2021)
Community type: Community
Mayor: Győzőné Benkovics[1] (no party affiliation)
Mailing address: Petőfi Sándor u. 40
7732 Erdősmecske
Website:
(Source: A Magyar Köztársaság helységnévkönyve 2011. január 1. at Központi statisztikai hivatal)

Erdősmecske (formerly Rácmecske, German Metschge)[2] is a Hungarian village in Pécsvárad County, Baranya County.

Geographical location

Erdősmecske is located a good seven kilometres northeast of the county seat Pécsvárad. Neighbouring municipalities are Apátvarasd, Lovászhetény and Feked.

Places of interest

  • Statue of Nepomukizent János, created in 1808
  • Calvary
  • Roman Catholic Church Kisboldogasszony, built in 1813
    • Szent Pál statue, at the Roman Catholic Church
  • Roman Catholic cemetery chapel Szent Kereszt, built in 1856
  • Serbian Orthodox Church Szent Demeter

Traffic

Erdősmecske can only be reached via the side road no. 56106. There are bus connections via Lovászhetény to Pécsvárad and via Feked and Véménd to Palotabozsok. The nearest railway station is in Pécs.

Individual references

  1. Helyi önkormányzati választások 2019 – Erdősmecske (Baranya megye).13 October 2019, retrieved 4 January 2021 (Hungarian).
  2. Magyarország helységnévtára: Erdősmecske.Központi Statisztikai Hivatal, retrieved 4 January 2021 (Hungarian).

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