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"The Calvinist Roum", Cívis Ceety
Debrecen is located in Hungary
Location o Debrecen
Coordinates: 47°31′48″N 21°38′21″E / 47.52997°N 21.63916°E / 47.52997; 21.63916
Kintra Hungary
 • MayorLajos Kósa (Fidesz)
 • Total461.25 km2 (178.09 sq mi)
 • Total211,320Increase
 • Rank2nt
 • Density442.53/km2 (1,146.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
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 ceety o Hungary durin the revolution in 1848-1849 an bi the end o the Warld War II in 1944-1945.[2]

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Debrecen is loecated on the Greit Hungarian Plein, 137 miles east o the ceety o Budapest. Seetuated neerby is the Hortobágy National Park an aw.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis somewhat isolated from Budapest, Hungary's mein transport seestem entil the campletion of the M35 motorwey, Budapest can bi raeched in 2 hours. Cities that cae bi raeched from the Debrecen Airport include Brussels, Eindhoven, Lunnon, Malmö, Milan, Tel Aviv, Moscow and Paris. Ann hae biin improevments to some paats o the railwey between the captol and Debrecen as paat o Hungary's mainly EU-funned National Development Plan fo 2004 to 2006 an aw.

Loacal transport in the ceety consists o buses, trolleybuses, and trams. There are 2 tram laines, 5 trolleybus laines, and 60 bus laines. It is provided bi the DKV (Debreceni Közlekedési Vállalat, ou Transport Company o Debrecen). Nearbee tauwns and villages are linked tau the ceety bi Hajdú Volán bus services.

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. a b Antal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982, ISBN 963 243 241 X, p. 860, pp. 463-477
  3. "Miasta Partnerskie Lublina". Urząd Miasta Lublin [City of Lublin] (in Polish). Archived frae the original on 16 Januar 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help); freemit airtin in |work= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. "Διεθνείς Σχέσεις". Archived frae the original on 30 Julie 2012. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  5. "Syktyvkar :: Regions & Cities :: Russia-InfoCentre". 12 December 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2012.