Ózd

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Ózd
Town
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Ózd
Coat of arms
Ózd is located in Hungary
Ózd
Ózd
Coordinates: 48°13′N 20°18′E / 48.217°N 20.300°E / 48.217; 20.300
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total 91.56 km2 (35.35 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 35,621
 • Density 397.3/km2 (1,029/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3600
Area code(s) 48

Ózd is a town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 40 km (25 mi) away from county seat Miskolc. Ózd is the second largest city of the county.

History[edit]

The area has been inhabited since ancient times. The village Ózd was mentioned first in 1272. The modern city came into being with the unification of the towns Ózd, Bolyok and Sajóvárkony during the Socialist era of Hungary, when the northern part of the country was developed into a centre of heavy industry. Ózd has a large Roma population of 1,025 persons.

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Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Ózd is twinned with:

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Coordinates: 48°13′N 20°18′E / 48.217°N 20.300°E / 48.217; 20.300