Descending, from top: Esterházy Palace, gate of the Palace, and statue of Prince Nikolaus I

Coat of arms

Location of Fertőd

Coordinates: 47°37′07″N 16°52′53″E / 47.61866°N 16.88144°E / 47.61866; 16.88144Coordinates: 47°37′07″N 16°52′53″E / 47.61866°N 16.88144°E / 47.61866; 16.88144
Country  Hungary
County Győr-Moson-Sopron
  Total 48.54 km2 (18.74 sq mi)
Population (2009)
  Total 3,474
  Density 70.10/km2 (181.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9431
Area code(s) 99

Fertőd is a town located in the Győr-Moson-Sopron county of Hungary, not far from Austria. Fertőd was formed when the towns of Eszterháza and Süttör were unified, in 1950.

It is the location of one of Hungary's best known palaces, Eszterháza, which was built in the 1760s by Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy.

Twin towns — Sister cities

Fertőd is twinned with:

The palace at night


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