Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
  Total 140.88 km2 (54.39 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 13,611
  Density 97.4/km2 (252/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4244
Area code(s) 42
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Újfehértó (Yiddish, German: Ratzfert) is a small town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.


By 1920, the Jewish population had reached 1,303 people, 11% of the total population. On 17 May 1944, the 400 Jewish families living in the vilalge were deported to Auschwitz via Nyirjes and Sima.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Újfehértó is twinned with:


See also

Coordinates: 47°48′N 21°41′E / 47.800°N 21.683°E / 47.800; 21.683

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