Beregovo

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

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

It is known that after the death of the brother of the Hungarian king Endre Beila of I inherited his tenure became the property of his sons - Haze, Laszlo and Lampert. The area became the property of Lampert. The folk legend says that he was the founder of a settlement on the banks of Verka, which was later on named after him «Villa Lamperti», ie Lamperthazoy.

For many centuries, the owners of the settlement were Hungarian kings.

In 1141, after repeated incursions Polovtsian King Geza II moved the Saxons into the city, since it was called Szasz, Lampertsasom, Lumprehtsasom, Lamperthazoy.

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

Since 1504 the city in documents called Beregszasz.

Since 1946 the official name of city Beregovo. It is the only city in the Carpathians, where the overwhelming majority of the population of Hungarian nationality.

Beregovo - a city of regional subordination, the center of Beregovo district, it is located at a distance of 72 kilometers from the regional center of Uzhgorod. The territory of Beregovo district 802 square kilometers, the population - 83.3 thousand people, from them 32 thousand living in the shore. City crosses Werke channel, connecting the river with Borzhava Latorica.

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

As already noted, the founder of the city was the Duke Lampert - son of the brother of King Endre the I Bailey. Pozzheprilegayuschie tenure was leaked Arpad dynasty kings and their sons. In 1247, King Bela IV granted the status of royal city Beregovo. Its heyday coincided with the period of the reign of King Ludwig the Great and Queen Elizabeth. Later adjoining land passed into the possession of Prince of Transylvania Gabor Bethlen, who built his palace in the city. The city played a major role in the liberation war antigabsburgskoy Prince Ferenc Rakoczy. May 22, 1703 is the central square of Beregovo Tomas ECE unfolded the 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 became a member of the Czechoslovak Republic.

In June 1945, Transcarpathia became part of Ukraine.

The city developed these types of industry, such as wood, furniture, instrument-making, sewing, and others, however, in the current difficult economic situation they are working far from their capacity to the full. Beregovo is known for its wine production, Transcarpathian vintage wines bottled in Beregovsky winery.

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