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Bakonypeterd (Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hungary)

Bakonypéterd község

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Bakonypéterd is a village in Gyor-Moson-Sopron county in Hungary near to City of Győr (29 km south) in the Little Hungarian Plains. The village has got 272 inhabitants (2001 census), all of them are Hungarian. Neighbouring settlements are Gyorasszonyfa, Ravazd, Gic, Románd and Lázi villages.
The first mention of the settlement is from 1357. At the time of the Turkish wars (1526-1699) the settlement was devastated. The village was resettled by the Abbey of Pannonhalma with Germans in the XVIII. century. In 1910 Bakonypéterd was a village in the Zirc district of Veszprém County. Number of its inhabitants in 1910: 545; 480 (88,1%) German, 63 (11,6%) Hungarian and 2 (0,4%) Slovakian by mother tongue, 538 (98,7%) Roman Catholic and 7 (1,3%) Calvinist by religion. After the WWII Germans was deported to Germany. The settlement was joined to Gyor-Moson-Sopron county in 1998.
The coat of arms and the flag was adopted in 2001.
Source: Resolution and coat of arms from the Mayor's Office.
Istvan Molnar, 21 May 2003