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Aerial photograph o the Ceety Haw an the Main square
Aerial photograph o the Ceety Haw an the Main square
Banner o Sopron
Coat of airms o Sopron
Coat airms
Sopron is located in Hungary
Location o Sopron
Coordinates: 47°41′06″N 16°34′59″E / 47.68489°N 16.58305°E / 47.68489; 16.58305
Kintra Hungary
 • MayorTamás Fodor (Fidesz-KDNP)
 • Total169.01 km2 (65.26 sq mi)
 • Total61,390
 • Rank18t
 • Density353.04/km2 (914.4/sq mi)
Population bi ethnicity
 • Hungarians92.8%
 • Germans3.5%
 • Croats1.7%
 • Ithers2%
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
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).

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sopron is twinned wi: