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by István Molnár, 13 November 2000
Tác is a village in Fejer County in Hungary near to City of Székesfehérvár
(14 km south) in the Hungarian Plains. The village has got 1,514
inhabitants (1990 census) all of them are Hungarians.
Neighbouring settlements are: Szabadbattyán, Polgárdi, Csosz, Aba villages and Székesfehérvár city.
In the territory of the village was a great Roman city: Gorsium,
later Herculea. "The Romans had occupied the eastren part of
Pannonia between A.D. 46-49. Here at Gorsium, at the crossing of
roads they have established a military camp at the time of the
emperor Claudius" Tác is the second Hungarian settlement in
this territory. The first village have devastated in the time of
the Turkish wars. Tác have been settled in the middle of the
17th century. In 1910 Tác was a village in the Székesfehérvár
district of Fejer County. Number of inhabitants in 1910: 1,945;
1,936 (99,5%) Hungarian and 9 others by mother tongue, 1,085
(55,8%) Calvinist, 816 (42,0%) Roman Catholic, 32 (1,6%) Jew and
12 (0,9%) other by religion.
The flag, the coat of arms and the seal were adopted in 1994. Colours of the flag: gold and blue. Ratio of the flag: 2:3.
István Molnár, 13 November 2000