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Nyirad (Veszprem County, Hungary)


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by Istvan Molnar, 26 November 2002

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Nyirád is a village in Veszprém county, Hungary on the Pápa-Tapolca road. Neighbouring settlements are: Sümeg and Tapolca towns, Zalahaláp, Sáska, Szoc, Halimba, Kolontár, Pusztamiske, Káptalanfa and Csabrendek villages. The settlement has got 1881 inhabitants (Hungarians; 2001 census).
The village was part of Zala county till 1950. On the red field there is a picture of the Erzsébet királyné (Queen Elisabeth - Sissy) statue. On the left field of the shield there are three green hills - relate to the hills of the Bakony Moióuntains, on a blue field - relates to the great drinking water basis of Transdanubia is around the village. The gold crucifix relates to the Christian inhabitants of the village. The white colour relates to the sunshine.
Source: Mayor of the village, and my photo.
Istvan Molnar, 26 November 2002