For rent: Hungarian village of 26 -- $780 per day

Megyer Mayor Kristof Pajer said renters will be temporarily given deputy mayor powers, including naming the village's streets.
By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |   Feb. 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM

MEGYER, Hungary, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A Hungarian village listed for rent will allow customers to name themselves deputy mayor for a weekend and give their own temporary names to streets.

The village of Megyer, which boasts a population of only 26, is being listed for rent on website jofogas.hu for the price of about $780 per day. The rental package includes seven guest houses sleeping a total 39 people, six horses, two cows, three sheep and a chicken yard.

The town, which is looking to boost tourism revenue, also boasts four streets, a bus stop and 10 acres of farmland.

Mayor Kristof Pajer said renters will be temporarily dubbed deputy mayor and will have the ability to assign their own temporary street names.

Pajer said the guest houses are maintained by a a social cooperative run by the municipal authority, and the properties belong to private residents who transferred maintenance rights to the cooperative.

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