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Debrecen
Ceety

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Nickname(s): "The Calvinist Roum", Cívis Ceety
Debrecen is located in Hungary
Debrecen
Debrecen
Location o Debrecen
Coordinates: 47°31′48″N 21°38′21″E / 47.52997°N 21.63916°E / 47.52997; 21.63916
Kintra  Hungary
Coonty Hajdú-Bihar
Government
 • Mayor Lajos Kósa (Fidesz)
Area
 • Total 461.25 km2 (178.09 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 211,320Increase
 • Rank 2nt
 • Density 442.53/km2 (1,146.1/sq mi)
Demonym cívis
Time zone CET (UTC1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4000
Area code(s) 52

Debrecen (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈdɛbrɛtsɛn] ( listen), kent bi alternative names) is the seicont lairgest ceety in Hungary efter Budapest. Debrecen is the regional centre o the Northren Great Plain region an the seat o Hajdú-Bihar coonty. It wis the lairgest Hungarian ceety in the 18t century[1] an sometimes describit as ane o the maist important cultural centres o the Hungarians.[2] Debrecen wis an aa the caipital cety o Hungary durin the revolution in 1848-1849 an bi the end o the Warld War II in 1944-1945.[2]

Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Debrecen is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Dezső Danyi-Zoltán Dávid: Az első magyarországi népszámlálás (1784-1787)/The first census in Hungary (1784-1787), Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, 1960
  2. 2.0 2.1 Antal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982, ISBN 963 243 241 X, p. 860, pp. 463-477
  3. "Miasta Partnerskie Lublina" [Lublin - Partnership Cities]. Urząd Miasta Lublin [City of Lublin] (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  4. "Διεθνείς Σχέσεις". e-patras.gr. Retrieved 2012-12-25. 
  5. "Syktyvkar :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre". Russia-ic.com. 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2012-12-25.