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]

Déri Museum
University of DebrecenGreat Church
Descendin, frae tap: Déri Museum, Varsity o Debrecen, an Protestant Great Kirk
Banner o Debrecen
Coat of airms o Debrecen
Coat airms
"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

Location eedit

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

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

Debrecen is twinned wi:

References eedit

  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.