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Bátya

Bátya
Bátya is located in Hungary
Bátya
Location of Bátya
Coordinates:
Country  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
Area
 • Total 33.86 km2 (13.07 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,239
 • Density 66.12/km2 (171.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6351
Area code(s) 78
Website http://www.batya.hu (Hungarian)

Bátya (Croatian:Baćin or Baćino) is village in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.

Contents

  • Tourism 1
    • Cultural sights 1.1
    • Other structures 1.2
  • Famous people 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4
  • Nearby villages 5
  • External links 6

Tourism

Cultural sights

  • Church
  • WWII monument
  • Holy Trinity
  • Calvaria

Other structures

Southwest of Bátya, there is the tallest electricity pylon of Hungary ( height: 138 metres). It is part of Danube crossing from the 400 kV-line Paks - Sandorfalva.

Famous people

Demographics

Map of Bátya

Existing ethnicities:

Croats from Bátya came to that area in 16th century from Croatian northeastern region of Slavonia. They speak Štokavian dialect of Croatian language, a Slavonian subdialect (Old-Shtokavian with non-reflected yat pronunciation). Similar dialectal features are seen today among population of Gradište near Županja and around Našice.

These Croats belong to special group of Danubian Croats: they call themselves as Raci. In literature they are also called racki Hrvati.[1]

Bátya Croats' feast is Veliko racko prelo.[2]

References

  1. ^ (Hungarian) Podravina.net PDF (182 KB) Sanja Vulić: O govorima Hrvata u Mađarskoj
  2. ^ (Croatian) Croatica.hu Prela, balovi i pokladne zabave u Bačkoj 2008.

Nearby villages

External links

  • Official website
  • batya6351.atw.hu
  • Vendegvaro
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