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Tapszentmiklos (Gyor-Moson-Sopron County, Hungary)


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by Istvan Molnar, 4 December 2000

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Tápszentmiklós is a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron County in Hungary near to City of Győr (31 km south) in the Little Hungarian Plains. The settlement has got 947 inhabitants (1990 census), all of them are Hungarians. Neighbouring settlements are: Táp, Győrasszonyfa, Lázi, Sikátor, Bakonybánk and Bársonyos villages. The territory of the village is inhabited from the Stone Age. The first Hungarian settlement /Ylmár/ was devasteted by the Mongols in 1242. The first mention of the nowadays village is from 1370 (Zent Miklos). Szentmiklós means St Nicholaus. All settlers were serf. In 1910 Tápszentmiklós was a village in the Pusztai district of Győr County. Number of inhabitants in 1910: 1.185; 1.184 (99,9%) Hungarian and 1 (0,1%) others by mother tongue, 703 (59,3%) Calvinist, 439 (37,0%) Roman Catholic, 22 (1,9%) Jew and 21 (1,9%) other by religion. 1920-1946 in Győr-Moson-Pozsony County, 1946-1949 in Győr-Moson County, 1950-now in Győr-Sopron (from 1992 Győr-Moson-Sopron) County. Between 1969-1989 the village was part of the Táp Collective Community Soviet.
Ratio of the vertical flag: 2:3
Description of the CoA : The green field relates to the excellent fields of the agricultural village, The blue stripes - the river - relates to the Bakony-ér brook. The three brown hills relates to the Sokoró Hills. The grey (!) star and the white cross relate to the Calvinist and the Roman Catholic religions. In red SZENT MIKLUS relates to the bloody history, the name of the village and the patron saint of the village and other 15 villages in Hungary. The light blue, which rules the top third of the shield relates to the sky, the peace, the future
Istvan Molnar, 4 December 2000

Coat of Arms

by Istvan Molnar, 4 December 2000