Elek

Infobox Settlement

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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = HUN

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subdivision_type1=County
subdivision_name1=Békés
area_total_km2=54.94
population_as_of=2001
population_total=5567
population_density_km2=101
postal_code_type=Postal code
postal_code=5742
area_code=66

[
thumb|right|300px|Location_of_Békéscounty in Hungary] Elek or Aletea (Romanian name) is a town in Békés county, in the Southern Great Plain region of south-east Hungary.

Geography

It covers an area of 54.94km² and has a population of 5567 people (2002).

History

* first mentioned 1232
* 1566-1696 Ottoman rule (Ottoman wars in Europe)
* 1724 settling of German colonists (predominantly from Franconia)
* 1739 plague
* 1894 artesian aquifer
* 1920 Elek becomes border town Treaty of Trianon
* 1946 expulsion of German settlers

Twin towns

* Alerheim, Germany (1992)
* Gerolzhofen, Germany (1990)
* Grăniceri, Romania (1997)
* Laudenbach, Germany (1994)
* Leimen, Germany (1992)
* Sebiş, Romania (1992)
* Veľké Kapušany, Slovakia (1996)


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