Last modified: 2014-04-18 by zoltán horváth
Keywords: hungary | gyor-moson-sopron | rabapordany |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors
image by Istvan Molnar, 31 January 2002
Rábapordány is a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron county. Photo
taken by me on 17th August 2001 at "General County
Meeting" in Győr . Here is a photo of the flag.
Istvan Molnar, 6 September 2001
The image is based on the photo taken by me. Coat of arms from the
Gyor-Moson-Sopron county Atlas "HISZI-Map Kft" (1998).
From the atlas: "According to findings uncovered on Patyi
Hill the area was already populated in the Neolithic and bronze
ages. The area is very rich in findings from the ages of the
Roman Empire and the Avars. The village was first mentioned in
documents in 1351. In the early Middle Ages it belonged to the
castle of Kapuvár and in the sixteenth century it became the
largest farm plant of the Nádasdy Family. As a results of damage
by Turkish troops the village was unpopulated from 1594 to 1610.
It suffered a lot of casualties during the war of independence in
1848-49 also during the world wars. The population was radically
reduced by two emigration waves. The village has a population of
Istvan Molnar, 31 January 2002