in Méhkerék:  

It was first mentioned in records in 1359 under the name Mehkerek. 'Méh' refers to bee-keeping, and 'kerék' to deforestation, which was necessary for founding the village. After the Turkish invasion and the war of independence led by Rákóczi, the village was depopulated. During the reign of Maria Theresia Romanian families from Belényes, Bihar settled down here. The majority of the population is still Romanian nationality, who preserve the traditions of Romanian folk culture. A nice sight is the monument Greek Orthodox church built in 1848. The international border station of Méhkerék and Nagyszalonta belongs to the village. It is situated in the middle of the Békéscsaba-Nagyvárad (Romania) axis. Most of the inhabitants grow early vegetables - cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes - in greenhouses. A summer tourist attraction is the Cucumber Festival.

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