Where is Kaposvar Located?
Kaposvár is a charming town in southern Transdanubia. The town is geographically located between Pécs and Balaton. Kaposvár offers not only a pleasant atmosphere in the city itself, but also an interesting history as well as impressive buildings and monuments. According to legend, the name Kaposvár comes from a fortress (vár), which was supposed to protect the population from the river Kapos. The fortress itself has existed, but it was blown up in the 18th century so that it could not be abused for a Revolution.
What Country is Kaposvar in?
The history of Kaposvár begins in a similar way to that of Rome, on Seven Hills. Already 5000 years ago, the first people settled in the region, which is now called Kaposvár. It was first mentioned in the 11th century and developed in typical Hungarian. In 1555, the inhabitants of Kaposvár fought against the Ottomans for 5 days before their duties. 100 years later, Kaposvár was free again and was able to develop economically. As a result of the new Hungarian railway network in the 19th century, the Hungarian railway network was established. In the 19th century, the city became an economic centre and developed further. The University of Kaposvár was also opened in 2000.