National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat-of-Arms of the Village of Somogybükkösd
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(Somogy County)

Heraldic description:

Blue spout based disk shield. A tree with brown trunk and green leaves is standing on a green hill. Above the tree there is the golden sun cut by the upper edge of the shield. There is a six-pointed silver star on both upper sides of the shield. On the right side of the tree there is a piough with its edge turning to the left. On the left side of the tree there is a red bunch of grapes with golden leaves. Below its bottom part the shield is framed with two, crossing golden ears of wheat. Both ears of wheat have two leaves.

There is a road here which bends seven times and goes through picturesque places. The inner part of the village is as beautiful as its surroundings: the park of the castle was declared protected in 1985.

Although there are no written documents, but its church which was built in Roman style goes back probably to the 13th century. During the Middle Ages it was a place with a church. Its name was first mentioned as Bykes in 1462. In 1550 its owner was György Both, in 1538-39 János Keczer, in 1626 the Istvánffy family. According to notes from 1660, it belonged to the Zrínyi family, in 1701-1703 to the Spongor family. Ten years later it had 5-25 inhabitants. Some data from 1728 prove that it had a church made of wood. The Roman Catholic people founded a public school in the village in 1769. From the middle of the next century its owners were the Domaniczky, the Hochreiter, the Kálosdy and the Perczel families. In 1850 it had 397 inhabitants, at the beginning of World War II more than 500.

The name of Bükkösd was changed in 1907 and since then it has been called Somogybükkösd. The nearest towns are Csurgó and Nagykanizsa. Both of them can be reached easily bus coach. The local people are proud of the church built in Roman style and the building of the Perczel castle, where you can find the municipality, the doctor's consulting room, the library and the youth's club. In the park of the castle there are monuments of World War I and II. The kindergarten and the post office can be found in Porrog, the primary schools can be found in Porrogszentkirály, Gyékényes and Csurgó.

The working population deals mainly with agriculture. Its castle can be the basis for village tourism.