The town is situated at the confluence of River Mureș and Enyedpataka Stream at the height of 270 above sea-level. The settlement is surrounded by Kakas domb (Cock Hill) in the south and Őrhegy (Guard Hill) in the north.
The region has a windless pleasant climate so the inhabitants live on fruit and mainly wine-growing.
It was a populated area at the ancient times. During the excavations archaeologists found remains of a Celtic village.
The town suffered a lot during the last centuries. Saxons moved to this region after the Mongol invasion and they assimila