Some of the famous places in Hungary:Matthias Church and the Buda Castle in Budapest; view of Esztergom with the Cathedral; Bridge Nine in Hortobágy „puszta”, the lowland plain or Hungarian steppe; The stalactite (dripstone) cave of Aggtelek
The lake is 77 kms long, 1,3-14 kms wide. Ther many interesting places to visit: Siófok, Badacsony, Tihany or Keszthely.
Sights in Budapest: The Castle; Fisher’s Bastion; Matthias Church; Chain Bridge
Kőtelek is situated on the right bank of the river Tisza, 32 kms north-east from the county centre, Szolnok. The river and the fertile soil have always been attractive for the settlers. The name of the village was mentioned first in the fourtennth century.
The main religion in Hungary is Catholic.
104 people died in World War I.
This gate can be seen in the centre of the village. It is a traditional gate in Transylvania which was part of Hungary before World War I. „Székely” is the name of a Hungarian speaking ethnic group in Transylvania.
Children can learn a lot about their past, the way of life of their grandparents.
Just a nice picture of the village with a cart used as a flower stand nowadays. But in old times people used to travel and carry crop on such carts drawn by horses or oxen.
The first school was built in 1779 in Kőtelek.
Fishing is very popular in Hungary in every season of the year.
The mayfly is a protected insect in Hungary. The larva spends three years in the clay of the river until it attains full growth and then flies out. Males fertilize females, which lay eggs into the water then both die, they live only for a few hours.
You can ride the horse or cook traditional Hungarian meals in kettles or cauldrons.
You may go fishing or rowing on the back water.
Carnival time: the period from January 6 (Twelfth Night) to Ash-Wednesday, the time of balls, parties feasts and entertainment.
HUNGARY IN EUROPEHungary, officially in Englishthe Republic of Hungary, is alandlocked country in theCarpathian Basin of CentralEurope, bordered by Austria,Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, flag Coat of armsSerbia, Croatia, and Slovenia.Its capital is Budapest. Area 93,030 km2 Population 10,041,000Hungary is a member ofOECD, NATO, EU and is a Density 109/km2Schengen state. Government Parliamentary republicThe official language is Currently 3rd republic October 23, 1989Hungarian. EU accession May 1, 2004 Currency Forint (HUF)
Lake BalatonThe „Hungarian Sea” is the biggest lake in Central Europe. The water of theLake is very pleasant for swimming, it’s a popular resort place.
BUDAPEST Budapest is the capital of Hungary In the picture you can see the PARLIAMENT. It is currently thelargest building in Hungary This is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary. Budapest is the largest city in Hungary. There live about 2 million people. Budapest attracts over 20 million visitors a year.
COUNTY JÁSZ-NAGYKUN- SZOLNOK•Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok is the nameof an administrativecounty in Hungary.•It lies in central FlagHungary. Coat of arms•The rivers Tisza andKörös flow through thecounty.• The capital of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnokcounty is Szolnok. The map of our county
SZOLNOK SZOLNOK LIBRARYSYNAGOGUE CATHOLIC CHURCH
SZOLNOK•Area 187.23 km² (72.3 sq mi) COAT OF ARMS OF SZOLNOK•Population 75 474•Density 403/ km² (1,043.8/sq mi) SZOLNOK ON THE MAP SZOLNOK
KŐTELEK COAT OF ARMS KŐTELEK ON THE MAP Area: 45,13 km² Population: about 1700 people Density: 36,45 people/km²The village from bird’s eye view
WELCOME TO KŐTELEKENTERING THE VILLAGE COAT OF ARMS
CATHOLIC CHURCH (1ST St. STEPHEN KING ) It was built 1779-1782. It was consecrated 20th August in 1782 inhonour of St. Stephen King. The tower of the church was built only in 1803.
THE FIRST WORLD WAR MONUMENTIt was inaugurated in 1930 in honour of the victims of the first world war.
STATE FLAG MONUMENT It was erected in 2010 in honour of the state foundation.
THE PARISH HALLThe administration centre of the village, where the local government works was reconstructed a fewyears ago.
BOROS IMRE COUNTRY HOUSE It was founded in 1894 in honour of Imre Boros, who was a school headmaster so as to show and preserve the traditional way of life of Kőtelek, the furniture, the things of personal use, clothes and tools.
SCHOOL HISTORICAL EXHIBITION It shows the history of more than 260- year-old school and public elementary education of Kőtelek. It also pays tribute to the 200 teachers, who taught at the school of Kőtelek.
THE NATURAL VALUES OF TISZAValues of nature: water-lily and a water bird, protected plants and animals
FISHINGYou can go fishing to the river Tisza and there is also a fish pond.
JEEP MEETINGEvery year in August there is a jeep meeting in Kőtelek.
THERMAL BATHThere is a swimming pool with thermal water, where also our students can learn swimming.
MAYFLY FESTIVAL Every year in June the Mayfly festival is organized. There are Fishing, swimming and fish meal cooking competitions, workshops, concerts, craftsmen market and other cultural programmes.
THE HUNGARIAN SCHOOL SYSTEM-Children start nursery school at theage of 3.- They start primary school at theage of 6 or 7. It lasts for 8 years.There are 2 sections; the lowerprimary and the upper primary whichboth last for 4 years.- They start secondary school at theage of 14. They can go to grammarschool, secondary technical schoolor vocational school. These schoolslast for 4 or 5 years. At the end ofthese schools they take a final exam.-After secondary school they canfinish their studies and go to work orthey can go to universities. Theuniversities last for 5 years.
PRIMARY SCHOOLBuilding of the upper primary classes Building of the lower primary classes
THE PRIMARY SCHOOL OF KŐTELEK• In our school there are 8 forms. 140 students attend it. The students come from Kőtelek and a nearby village Hunyadfalva. The lower and the upper primary classes are in separate buildings but they spend the breaks in the same playground. The classroom equipments and the information tools help our modern teaching.• The students have chances to attend different study circles such as Art, Music, Physiotherapy, sport clubs and choir.• There are many students with special needs. Special needs teachers deal with them.
MUSIC TEACHING - There is an elementary music teaching in our school. Our students learn playing the piano, recorder and zither.
ART TEACHING- There is also an elementary artteaching in our school. We makedrawings, paintings, objects out ofdifferent materials (felt, clay,modelling paste, etc.) and organiseexhibitions regulary.