Dévaványa

Dévaványa is a town in Békés county , in the district of Gyomaendrőd . Its name comes from the nickname for the Slavic first name “ Ivan ” (Vanya) and from the word “to divide” (today: “to consult”). 

Location 

It is located in the northern part of the county, on the southern edge of the Dévaványa Plain .  Neighbors: Ecsegfalva from the north, Kertészsziget from the northeast , Szeghalom from the east, Körösladány from the southeast , Gyomaendrőd from the southwest and west , and Túrkeve from the northwest .

Sights, landmarks 

The buildings of urban importance of the settlement are the Reformed and the Catholic Church. They are located in the main square of the city. The Catholic Church is a listed building, built in 1908 in late Baroque , Classicist style. The Reformed Church was rebuilt in 1887 . Dominant style of the neo classicist . The tower of the building is 63 m high, one of the tallest churches in the Trans-Tisza region . It has excellent acoustics, which allows you to organize church concerts . The Imre Bereczki Local History Collection has been presenting the rich historical and ethnographic features of the settlement to the public since 2000.values, written and material legacy. The Dévaványa Landscape Protection Area is home to the largest bustard population in Central Europe , but several other protected plant and animal species can also be observed in its natural environment. The nationally significant small game population also attracts hunting enthusiasts. The now modernized thermal and beach bath offers a variety of services.

  • Buildings, antiques
    • Kopjafa next to Körösladányi út
    • Kopjafa on the border of Dévaványa, Gabonáspuszta, in memory of Count Márton Lipcsey Vitéz Bilkei
    • Capital school and fountain
    • Station “school”
    • Kossuth Travel School
    • Boat travel school and fountain
    • Eötvös road kindergarten building
    • Reformed church, neo classicist style
    • Catholic church is a listed building in late baroque , classicist style
    • Parish building, parish
    • Slaughterhouse building
    • Ice factory
    • Station – water tower
    • Dual mound school
    • Carpet weaving
    • the old mill building
    • Monument to the Heroes of World War II
    • Statue of Ferenc Kádár, Master of Folk Art, folk artist 2003
  • Natural values
    • Old oaks by the railway (Kisújszállási út, opposite the station)
    • Chestnut trees on Zrínyi street
    • Lime trees on Kossuth Street in front of the school
    • Pine trees with owls in the yard of the Mayor’s Office
    • Church gardens
    • “Bag pits” between Szérüskert and Vágásszél (breeding place of editors, other waterfowl in the reeds)
    • Lake Turúr
    • Lake garden archeology
  • Tourist facilities
    • Reformed Church – one of the tallest churches in the Trans-Tisza region
    • The route of the National Blue Tour also passes through Dévaványa
    • Dévaványa Beach Bath and Medicine
    • Youth Camp
    • Imre Bereczki Local History Collection
    • Körös-Maros National Park Réhelyi Visitor Center (Great Bustard Reserve)
    • Hanging Fishing Pond

Contact

Municipality of Dévaványa
email
Mayor@devavanya.hu
address
Postal address: 5510 Dévaványa, Hősök tere 1.
phone
66 / 483-100