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Tokaj
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area 28.2 km²
Population  
  • 5155
  • 183 /km²
Postal code 3910
Area code 47

Tokaj is a historical town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 54 kilometers from county capital Miskolc. It is the centre of the famous Tokaj-Hegyalja wine district which got its name after the town. Counties of Hungary Hungary is subdivided administratively into 43 regions. ... Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (IPA: ) is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in north-eastern Hungary (commonly called Northern Hungary), on the border with Slovakia. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Postal codes are generally clearly visible outside local Australian post offices. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (IPA: ) is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in north-eastern Hungary (commonly called Northern Hungary), on the border with Slovakia. ... Nickname: Location of Miskolc in Hungary Coordinates: , Country Hungary Region Northern Hungary County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Town since 1365 City since 1909 Urban county since 1970 Government  - Mayor Sándor Káli (MSZP) Area  - City 236. ... Tokaj is a historic wine region located in present-day Northeastern Hungary and Southeastern Slovakia (see Tokaj). ...


History

The wine-growing area was first mentioned by the name Tokaj in 1067. The town itself was first mentioned in documents in 1353. Its first castle was a motte, which was destroyed during the Mongol invasion of Hungary. By the 14th century the town already had a stone castle, belonging to the Diósgyőr estate. Events Constantine X emperor of the Byzantine Empire dies. ... Events The Decameron was finished by Giovanni Boccaccio. ... A motte-and-bailey is a form of castle. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... The Castle of DiósgyÅ‘r is a medieval castle in the historical town of DiósgyÅ‘r which is now part of the Northern Hungarian city Miskolc. ...


After 1450 Tokaj was the property of the Hunyadi family, so after Matthias Hunyadi became king, the town became royal estate. In 1705 Francis II Rákóczi ordered the castle to be destroyed. // March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen. ... Matthias Corvinus as depicted in Chronica Hungarorum by Carl van Vechten Matthias Corvinus (Matthias the Just) (February 23, 1443 (?) – April 6, 1490) was King of Hungary, ruling between 1458 and 1490. ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... Francis II Rákóczi Francis II Rákóczi (Borsi, March 27, 1676 - Rodosto, Ottoman Empire, April 8, 1735) was the leader of the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in 1703-11 as the prince (fejedelem) of the Estates Confederated for Liberty of the Kingdom of Hungary. ...


After the Ausgleich (1867) the town prospered, but when the world wars came, it suffered a lot, lost its importance and its town status. Even its role in wine trade was taken over by Sátoraljaújhely. The German term Ausgleich (Hungarian kiegyezés) refers to the compromise or composition of February 1867 that established the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary, which was signed by Franz Joseph of Austria and a Hungarian delegation led by Ferenc Deák. ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Sátoraljaújhely (-Hungarian, Slovak: Nové Mesto pod Å iatrom, German: Neustadt am Zeltberg) is a town located in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county in northern Hungary near the Slovak border. ...


Tokaj was granted town status again in 1986 and it started to prosper again. Now the town is a popular tourist attraction. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ...


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External links

  • Official site

Coordinates: 48°07′N, 21°25′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Tokaj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (214 words)
Tokaj is a beautiful historical town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 54 kilometers from county capital Miskolc.
After 1450 Tokaj was the property of the Hunyadi family, so after Matthias Hunyadi became king, the town became royal estate.
Tokaj was granted town status again in 1986 and it started to prosper again.
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