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Beb (Veszprem County, Hungary)


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by Istvan Molnar, 28 November 2000

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Be'b (in German Wieb) is a village in Veszpre'm County in Hungary near to Town of Pa'pa (12 km east) in the Little Hungarian Plains. The village has got 239 inhabitants (1990 census), Hungarians and Germans. Neighbouring settlements are: Cse't, Nagygyima't and Ugod villages. The first mention of the village is from 1260. The village was devastated in 1544. In 1741 the village wasresettled by Germans from Lotharingia. All the settlers of the villages were serf. landlord of the village was the Esterh?zy Family.   In 1910 Beb was a village in the Papa district of Veszprem County. Number of inhabitants in 1910: 472; 437 (92,6%) German, 35 (7,4%) Hungarian by mother tongue, 469 (99,1%) Roman Catholic and 3 (0,9%)
other by religion. You can see a Baroque Roman Catholic church (1791)
The flag, the CoA and the seal were adopted in 2000. Ratio of the flag: 2:3. The silver crucifix relates to Rona Catholic settlers of the village.
Istvan Molnar, 28 November 2000

Coat of Arms

by Istvan Molnar, 28 November 2000

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