Sopron

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Sopron
  • Scarabantia
  • Ödenburg
  • Šopron
Aerial photograph o the Ceety Haw an the Main square

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Sopron is located in Hungary
Sopron
Sopron
Location o Sopron
Coordinates: 47°41′06″N 16°34′59″E / 47.68489°N 16.58305°E / 47.68489; 16.58305
Kintra Banner o Hungary Hungary
Coonty Győr-Moson-Sopron
Government
 • Mayor Tamás Fodor (Fidesz-KDNP)
Area
 • Total 169.01 km2 (65.26 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 61,390
 • Rank 18t
 • Density 353.04/km2 (914.4/sq mi)
Population bi ethnicity
 • Hungarians 92.8%
 • Germans 3.5%
 • Croats 1.7%
 • Ithers 2%
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9400
Area code(s) 99

Sopron (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈʃopron]; German: Ödenburg, Croatie: Šopron, Laitin: Scarbantia) is a ceety in Hungary on the Austrian border, near the Loch Neusiedl/Loch Fertő.

Airchitectur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The airchitectur o the auld section o toun reflects its lang history; waws an fundations frae the Roman Empire are still common, thegither wi a walth o Medieval, Renaissance, an Baroque structurs, aften airtistically decoratit, showin centuries o stability an prosperity.

There is an auld synagogue an ither remains frae the toun's umwhile Jewish commonty, which wis expelled in the 16t century.

On Daloshegy, thare is a 165 metres taw FM-/TV-broadcasting touer, which leuks like a rocket an haes tharefore the elk-name "Rakéta" (Hungarian for rocket).

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Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sopron is twinned wi: