Újkígyós is a large town in Békés County in the Southern Great Plain region of southeast Hungary.
- plank-framed houses with traditional New Snake features
- Roman Catholic Church and its altarpiece – the work of Károly Fischer and Mihály Munkácsy .
- traditional Újkígyós cemetery wooden crosses
- Local history exhibition of Arnold Ipolyi Folk High School
- kunhalms (kurgans) on the outskirts of the city
It is located on the alluvial ridge of the Mureş , in the south-western neighborhood of Békéscsaba , about 15 km from the city center. It is located west of the other big city in the region, Gyula , a good 20 kilometers. Neighbors: Békéscsaba from the north, Szabadkígyós from the east, Kétegyháza from the southeast , Medgyesegyháza and Pusztaottlaka from the south, and Csabaszabadi from the west . Telekgerendás is also relatively close to it from the northwest , but their administrative areas do not border each other. According to the USDA climate zone classification, the area of the settlement falls into category 7a.
In the center of the settlement , the road 4431 between Gyula and Csorvás runs in an east-west direction , which is the most important approach route. With Békéscsaba, the settlement center has no direct road connection, it can only be approached from the city center by a more or less detour, on two alternative routes: either on road 4432 to the western border, then east to 4431, or via Szabadkígyós , 4433 -as , and also the 4431’s way.
The railway line does not affect the settlement, the nearest railway station is the Telekgerendás railway station of the MÁV Szeged – Békéscsaba railway line .