Derecske

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Derecske
Coat of arms of Derecske
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Hajdú-Bihar
Area
 • Total 103.58 km2 (39.99 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,297
 • Density 89.76/km2 (232.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4130
Area code(s) 54
Location of Hajdú-Bihar county in Hungary

Derecske is a town in Hajdú-Bihar county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 1291.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 103.58 km2 (40 sq mi) and has a population of 9297 people (2001).

Coordinates: 47°21′13″N 21°34′18″E / 47.35369°N 21.57178°E / 47.35369; 21.57178