Place:Esztergom, Esztergom, Hungary

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NameEsztergom
Alt namesGransource: Family History Library Catalog
Gransource: Wikipedia
Ostrihomsource: Wikipedia
Strigoniumsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 282
TypeTown or village
Coordinates47.767°N 18.7°E
Located inEsztergom, Hungary
Also located inKomárom-Esztergom, Hungary    
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source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Esztergom (, , known by ) is a city in northern Hungary, northwest of the capital Budapest. It lies in Komárom-Esztergom county, on the right bank of the river Danube, which forms the border with Slovakia there.

Esztergom was the capital of Hungary from the 10th till the mid-13th century when King Béla IV of Hungary moved the royal seat to Buda.

Esztergom is the seat of the prímás (see Primate) of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, and the former seat of the Constitutional Court of Hungary. The city has the Keresztény Múzeum, the largest ecclesiastical collection in Hungary. Its cathedral, Esztergom Basilica is the largest church in Hungary.

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