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Fenyofo (Gyor-Moson-Sopron County, Hungary)

Fenyõfõ község

Last modified: 2023-06-03 by zachary harden
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by Istvan Molnar, 11 December 2000

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Fenyőfő is a village in Veszprém County in Hungary near to Town of Pápa (29 km south-east) in the Bakony Mountains. The village has got 192 inhabitants (1990 census), Hungarians and Germans. Neighbouring settlements are: Pápateszér, Bakonyszücs, Bakonybél, Porva and Bakonyszentlászló villages. The first mention is from 1230, all settlers of the village were serf . At the time of the Turkish wars the settlement was devastated (1536). The settlement was resettled with German settlers in 1737 by the Esterházy Family. In 1910 Fenyőfő was a village in the Pápa district of Veszprém County. Number of inhabitants in 1910: 463; 407 (87,9%) German, 57 (12,1%) Hungarian by mother tongue, 458 (98.9%) Roman Catholic and 5 (1.1%) Calvinist by religion.
The coat of arms relates to the name of the village, which relates to the beautiful pine-forest around the village (Old and original pine-forest is unique in this territory)
Istvan Molnar, 11 December 2000

Fenyofo village joined Gyor-Moson-Sopron county on 20th October 2002.
Istvan Molnar, 31 October 2002