Szigetszentmiklós

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Szigetszentmiklós
Szigetszentmiklós (Europe)
Coordinates: 47°20′44″N19°02′54″E / 47.34556°N 19.04833°E / 47.34556; 19.04833 Coordinates: 47°20′44″N19°02′54″E / 47.34556°N 19.04833°E / 47.34556; 19.04833
Area
  Total45.65 km2 (17.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
  Total40,105 [1]
Area code(s) 24
Website Official town website

Szigetszentmiklós (Hungarian:  [ˈsiɡɛt.sɛntmikloːʃ] ) is a city in Pest county, Hungary with around 40,000 inhabitants.

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Name

Location

Szigetszentmiklós is located south of Budapest in the Csepel Island on the Danube in Ráckeve Region.

History

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.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Religious denomination

Twin towns – sister cities

Szigetszentmiklós is twinned with: [3]

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References

  1. https://hu.wikipedia.org/w/undefined?action=edit&section=6
  2. Source: 2003, KSH
  3. "Testvérvárosok". szigetszentmiklos.hu (in Hungarian). Szigetszentmiklós. Retrieved 2020-11-10.