Beregove

Beregove city lies on the banks of a small river Werke, at the foot of the mountains, the slopes are planted with vineyards, it is known for a long tradition of growing grapes and making wine.

Famous Reformed Church writer Papai Pariz Ferenc (1649-1716) in his book «Dictionarium latino-hungaricum» asserts that before the arrival of the Hungarians there was a settlement the Romans called Perigiumom. However, research to confirm this assumption failed.

It is known that after the death of his brother Bela Hungarian King Endre I. his tenure became hereditary property of his sons - Geza Laszlo and Lampert. The area was taken over by Lampert. The folk legends say that he was the founder of the settlement on the banks of Verka, which was later called by its name «Villa Lamperti», ie Lamperthazoy.

During many centuries owners of the settlement were Hungarian kings.

In 1141 after repeated invasions King Geza II polovtsev relocated to the city Saxons, since it was called Szasz, Lampertsasom, Lumprehtsasom, Lamperthazoy.

Widely known legend says that the town was founded much earlier. In this regard, the famous explorer and ethnographer Legotsky Tivadar writes: "With regard to the legend, according to which the shepherd Sas in place of the current Roman Catholic Church in a hole dug hooves warring bulls, found a great treasure and built a church on this site, and around it - a city which was later named Beregszasz, has no historical confirmation. "

Since 1504, the city named in the documents Beregszasz.

Since 1946 the official name of the city Beregove. It is the only city in Transcarpathia, where the vast majority of the population of Hungarian nationality.

Beregove - a city of regional subordination, center Beregovskij area, it is located at a distance of 72 kilometers from the regional center of Uzhgorod. Territory Beregovskij area 802 square kilometers, population - 83,3 thousand people, with their 32,000 live in Beregove. City crosses the channel Werke, linking the river with Borzhava Latorica.

Until 1944 the city with a few interruptions was the center of Beregovo.

As already noted, the founder of the city was the Duke Lampert - son of the brother of King Endre I. Bailey. Pozzheprilegayuschie tenure became the property of the Árpád dynasty of kings and their sons. In 1247 King Bela IV granted the status Beregovoe royal city. His heyday coincided with the period of the reign of King Ludwig the Great and Queen Elizabeth. Later adjoining land passed into the possession of the Transylvanian prince Bethlen Gabor, who built his palace in the city. City played a major role in the liberation war antigabsburgskoy Prince Ferenc Rakoczy. May 22, 1703 is the central square Beregova unfolded Tomas ECE banner of revolt. Ferenc Rakoczy in this city issued December 20, 1705 its call for an uprising of the people.

The city played an active role in the liberation war of 1848-1849. After Saint-Germain peace treaty, he joined the Czechoslovak Republic.

In June 1945, Transcarpathia became part of Ukraine.

In the city these kinds of industries like woodworking, furniture, instrument-making, sewing and others, however, in the current difficult economic situation they work not for their full capacity. Beregovo famous for its wine, Transcarpathian vintage wines are bottled in Beregovsky winery.

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