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Svätý Jur city, Slovakia

Pezinok okres, Bratislava region

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Svätý Jur flag

Svätý Jur flag submitted through Rob Raeside, 4 Aug 1999

Svätý Jur (St. George) is 13 km north of Bratislava. This little town was founded in the middle of the 13th century after the Tartar invasion. It was given town privileges in 1299. It was made a royal town in 1647 and was destroyed by the Turks in 1666. There are vineries in Svätý Jur and the biggest race course in Slovakia.
Jarig Bakker

Svätý Jur (1948-1992 Jur pri Bratislave, in Hungarian Szentgyörgy, in German Sankt Georgen) was in Pozsony (Slovakian: Pre¹porok) County of the Kingdom of Hungary till 1919/1920 (Declaration of Martin / Treaty of Trianon). 1920-1938 part of Czechoslovakia, 1939-1945 part of Slovakia, and 1945-1992 part of Czechoslovakia. First mentioned in 1217. Gothic Sankt Georgen Church
István Molnár, 20 Jun 2000

More info on Svaty Jur can be found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sv%C3%A4t%C3%BD_Jur.


Svätý Jur coat of arms

Svätý Jur Coat of Arms from this website, sent by anon., 17 Jul 2003