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Title: Szántód  
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Subject: Lake Balaton, Somogy County, List of populated places in Hungary, List of cities, towns, and villages in Hungary (N-Z), Balatonföldvár
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Nickname(s): Bridge of the Lake Balaton
Country Hungary Hungary
County Somogy
County Somogy
Settled 10th century
Incorporated 1997
 • Mayor János Dolgos (FIDESZ-KDNP)
 • Total 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 208.2 m (683.1 ft)
Lowest elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 374
 • Density 18.29/km2 (47.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8622
Area code(s) 84

Szántód is a village in Somogy county, Hungary situated between Balatonföldvár and Zamárdi on the shore of the Lake Balaton. The village is famous for its ferry, ferryboats, the stunning view of Tihany from Szántód and the Szántódpuszta Tourist and Cultural Center which is a village museum ("skanzen"). It's just 13.4 km from Siófok, the major town of the area, 65.8 km from Kaposvár, the capital of Somogy County and 117 km from Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

External links

  • Street map (Hungarian)
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