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Szigetszentmiklós (Hungarian: [ˈsiɡɛt.sɛntmikloːʃ] ) is a city in Pest county, Hungary with around 40,000 inhabitants.
Szigetszentmiklós is located south of Budapest in the Csepel Island on the Danube in Ráckeve Region.
After the Árpád dynasty was established, the region of today's Ráckeve belonged to the Hungarian king. Szigetszentmiklós became a town in January 1986. It mentioned in official document in 1264 the first time.
Szigetszentmiklós is twinned with:
Pest is a county (megye) in central Hungary. It covers an area of 6,393.14 square kilometres (2,468.41 sq mi), and has a population of 1,213,090 (2009). It surrounds the national capital Budapest and the majority of the county's population live in the suburbs of Budapest. It shares borders with Slovakia and the Hungarian counties Nógrád, Heves, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Bács-Kiskun, Fejér, and Komárom-Esztergom. The River Danube flows through the county. The capital of Pest County is Budapest, but it is planned to completely separate the capital from the county at least until 2020, as it loses catch-up aids from the European Union because of the high development of Budapest.
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Csepel is the 21st district and a neighbourhood in Budapest, Hungary. Csepel officially became part of Budapest on 1 January 1950.
Csepel Island is the largest island on the Danube in Hungary. It is 48 km (30 mi) long; its width after 3 km (2 mi) sections of bifurcation and rejoining (confluence) varies from 6 to 8 km. It has an area of 257 km2 (99 sq mi) and its population is 165,000.
Vác is a town in Pest county in Hungary with approximately 35,000 inhabitants. The archaic spelling of the name is Vácz.
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The North-south regional rapid railway is a railway construction plan in Budapest, modelled on the Paris RER or German S-Bahn systems. Its aim is to connect three of the Budapest Helyiérdekű Vasút (BHÉV) suburban train lines, from Szentendre, Ráckeve and Csepel. The plan is also called Metro 5.
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Érd is a district in south-western part of Pest County. Érd is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Central Hungary Statistical Region.
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Ráckeve is a district in southern part of Pest County. Ráckeve is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Central Hungary Statistical Region.
Szigetszentmiklós is a district in south-western part of Pest County. Szigetszentmiklós is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Central Hungary Statistical Region.