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Monostorapati (Veszprem County, Hungary)


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by Istvan Molnar, 29 November 2002

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Monostorapáti is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary on the Veszprém-Tapolca road. Neighbouring settlements are: Sáska, Hegyesd, Szentbékálla, Balatonhenye, Kapolcs and Taliándörögd villages. The settlement has got 1115 inhabitants (97,9% Hungarians; 2001 census). The name of the village: Monostor means monastery, apáti means abbey - see the CoA. The CoA relates to the agriculture the vineyards, the forest and the Eger Brook too.
The first mention of the village and the abbey is from 1127 as 'ALMAD'  The name of the village - Monostorapáti used at first in 1468. The village was part of Zala county till 1950.
Source: Mayor of the village, and my photo.
Istvan Molnar, 29 November 2002