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City Hall in Karcag
|• Total||368.63 km2 (142.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||61.25/km2 (158.6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code||(+36) 59|
Karcag (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈkɒrt͡sɒg] ) is a large town in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county, in the Northern Great Plain region of central Hungary.
Karcag has its own railway station, but InterCity trains do not stop here.
Karcag covers an area of 368.63 km2 (142 sq mi) and has a population of 20,632 people (2011).
|Significant minority groups|
The current mayor of Karcag is László Dobos (Fidesz-KDNP).
The local Municipal Assembly, elected at the 2019 local government elections, is made up of 12 members (1 Mayor, 8 Individual constituencies MEPs and 3 Compensation List MEPs) divided into this political parties and alliances:
|Party||Seats||Current Municipal Assembly|
Karcag is twinned with:
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