Záhony

Hungary

Záhony is a town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

It covers an area of 6.97 km2 (3 sq mi) and has a population of 4675 people (2005). It is near the Ukrainian border (at Chop and Solomonovo) and was part of Ung county before Trianon Treaty. Road and railway border crossings into Ukraine are located here. The Ukrainian town across the border is Chop.

Sights

  • Záhony Reformed Church
  • Nativity of St. John the Baptist Greek Catholic Church
  • Roman Catholic church and belfry
  • Country house
  • East Gate Monument – handed over in 1986, by sculptor István Marosits.
  • Dr. József Béres park
  • Petofi park
  • Main Square Fountain – handed over in 1988, by sculptor József Kampfl from Budapest

Educational institutions

  • Kindergartens
    • Seven Color Flower Kindergarten And Nursery
    • Railway for Children Foundation Záhonyi Kindergarten (closed in 2003)
  • Primary schools
    • Árpád Vezér Primary School and Primary School of Art
  • High school
    • Kisvárda Vocational Training Center Kandó Kálmán Vocational High School and Dr. József Béres College

Culture 

Public cultural institutions 

  • VOKE Railway Cultural House and Library
  • music school

Events

  • International Folk Dance Festival
  • Záhony Acoustic Evenings (ZAE)
  • Torch Parade – held on April 30 each year
  • Railway day
  • Luca Day Fair
  • Women’s Week series of events

Contact

Záhonyi Járási Hivatal
email
zahony@szabolcs.gov.hu
address
4625 Záhony, Európa tér 20.
phone
(45)525-022