Fót

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Fót
City
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Coat of arms of Fót
Coat of arms
Fót is located in Hungary
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Fót is located in Pest County
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Location of Fót within Pest County
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Country  Hungary
Region Central Hungary
County Pest
Subregion Dunakeszi
Area[1]
 • Total 37.42 km2 (14.45 sq mi)
 • Density 506.9/km2 (1,313/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2151
Area code(s) 22 DJ Cra Z

Fót is a town in Pest county, Budapest metropolitan area, Hungary.

Location

Fót is about 17 kilometres (11 mi) north of the edge of Budapest. The North Hungarian foothills lie to the west. The nearest settlement to the west is Dunakeszi, to the northeast are Csomád and Veresegyház, to the east is Mogyoród and Budapest is to the south. The highest point of nearby Somlyó Hill reaches 287 metres (942 feet) above sea level.

Architecture

The older areas of Fót feature the notable Catholic Szeplőtelen Fogantatás (Immaculate Conception) Church, built between 1845 and 1855, and the Károlyi Palace, both designed by architect Miklós Ybl.

Notable Residents

Twin towns — Sister cities

Fót is twinned with:

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Official statistics" (in Hungarian). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. Retrieved 2013-02-06. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>