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Miskolc (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈmiʃkolts] ( listen), Slovak: Miškovec) is a ceety in northeastren Hungary, mainly wi hivy industrial backgrund. Wi a population close tae 170,000 (2010), Miskolc is the fowert lairgest ceety o Hungary (ahint Budapest, Debrecen an Szeged; seicont-lairgest wi agglomeration.) It is an aa the caipital o Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Coonty an the regional centre o Northren Hungary.

Banner o Miskolc
Coat o airms o Miskolc
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Nickname(s): Steel Ceety; Ceety o the Open Gates
Miskolc is locatit in Hungary
Location o Miskolc in Hungary
Coordinates: 48°06′15″N 20°47′30″E / 48.10417°N 20.79167°E / 48.10417; 20.79167Coordinates: 48°06′15″N 20°47′30″E / 48.10417°N 20.79167°E / 48.10417; 20.79167
Kintra Hungary
Region Northren Hungary
Coonty Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Toun syne 1365
Ceety syne 1909
Urban coonty syne 1970
 • Mayor Ákos Kriza (Fidesz)
 • Total 236.68 km2 (91.38 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 168,075Decrease
 • Rank 4t
 • Density 756/km2 (1,960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Post code 3500–3549

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