Abádszalók - Capitol of the Tisza-lake
village of Abádszalók, with 5079 inhabitants, lies between
the towns of Szolnok and Tiszafüred, on the left bank of the
River Tisza and on the western edge of the Nagykunság. It
was originally two villages, Tiszaabád and Tiszaszalók, which
had united and dissolved many times from 1849 before they
finally merged in 1896. The very first record of Abád is in
the chronicles of Anonymus. He mentions the locality as an
important ferry point ruled by Thonuzaba, a Pecheneg chieftain.
The name Szalók derives from Zaluch, a clan name of Turkish
origin from the time of the Conquest of the Hungarians.
construction of the dam at Kisköre a few kilometers away,
and the adjoining reservoir, Lake Tisza, ushered in a new
era for the community Abádszalók. The village became a mayor
resort on the shores of the lake, which covers an area of
An oasis for water sports, anglers, hunters from Hungary and abroad, Abádszalók has a lot more than to offer in summer when a string of cultural events, "Summer in Abádszalók" takes place every year. More than 40 facilities- restaurants, bars, guesthouses, a campsite and boat landing stage - are at the disposal of visitors.