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Szepetnek


BASIC INFORMATION
Accessibility: The village of Szepetnek is located 7 km south-west of Nagykanizsa. The Berki Creek flows through the settlement. It is easily accessible by road, the nearest railway station is in Nagykanizsa.
Municipality address:
8861 Szepetnek, Petőfi u. 70.
Phone: (93) 381-486, 381-145
Fax: (93) 381-486
Mayor: Mrs. Árpád Nagy
Population: 1,739
Characteristics: The name of the settlement was first mentioned in written documents between 1184 and 1188. 12th century sources mention the village, its church and the teaching going on at the parsonage. First the village was owned by the bishop, later it belonged to the Church of Veszprém. In 1325 it received the privilege to hold weekly fairs. At this time the village was a religious center. In the early 16th century the village became a market town. As a result of the Turkish occupation it became desolate.
Infrastructure:
Apartments with
water: 95 %
gas: 70 %
phone: 40 %
Paved roads: 90 %.
Economy: Agricultural production and cattle raising are significant, There is a slaughter-house in the village. Private commercial accommodation is available. There are two pubs and a coffee-house. Development plans to the year 2000: Construction of the sewage system.
Institutions: The village has a library, a kindergarten, a primary school, two churches and a sports field. The new medical facilities include a clinic, a dentist\'s office and a modern pharmacy. Cable television in 56% of the households.
Sights: Baroque Roman Catholic Church built in 1752.

This text came from the following book:

Title: Handbook of Zala county (Zala megye kézikönyve)
Series: County handbooks of Hungary (Magyarország megyei kézikönyvei)
Chief editor: Hóbor József
Publisher: (Hatvan), CEBA-Hungary Ltd, 1998
ETO: 908.439.121(035) ; 050.8(439.121)
ISBN: 963-9089-18-2
Pages: 488-1040 p.
Remark: Closed on: 1998. márc. 31.