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Magyarcsanád
File:Magyarcsanád címere.jpg
[[File:HUN Magyarcsanád COA.jpg|100px|alt=|Coat of arms of Magyarcsanád]]
Coat of arms
Magyarcsanád is located in Hungary
Magyarcsanád
Location of Magyarcsanád in Hungary
Coordinates: 46°10′01″N 20°37′01″E / 46.167°N 20.617°E / 46.167; 20.617
Country Hungary
Region Southern Great Plain
County Csongrád
Subregion Makói
Rank Village
KSH code 05962[1]
Area [1]
 - Total 48.19 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2008)[1]
 - Total 1,538
 - Density 31.92/km2 (82.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6932
Area code(s) +36 62
Website www.magyarcsanad.hu
Aerialphotography of Magyarcsanád

Magyarcsanád (Romanian: Cenadul Unguresc; Serbian: Чaнaд / Čanad) a multi-ethnical village located in Csongrád (county), southeast Hungary near the Mureş River (Hungarian: Maros). The Maros is a border-river here between northern Hungary and southern Romania.

The population is mainly Hungarian, but many Romanians, Serbians and Roma people are also living here. Magyarcsanád has four churches: a Romanian Orthodox, a Serbian Orthodox, a Calvinist and a Roman Catholic.

The village has an own outskirt called Bökény directly near the Maros. Here is a tumulus (Hungarian: kunhalom) in which archeological artefacts were found.

Magyarcsanád has a partner-settlement Comloşu Mare (Hungarian: Nagykomlós) in Timiş County (Hungarian: Temes).

An old stone-cross was erected near Magyarcsanád in the Middle Ages. The cross still stands. There is a small isle called in Hungarian "Senki szigete" (in English: Nobody's Isle) some kilometers eastward from Magyarcsanád on the border river Mureş. The isle is inhabitated by Phalacrocoracidae (Phalacrocorax carbo).

References

  1. ^ a b c Magyarcsanád at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (Hungarian). 1 January 2008

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