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Coat of arms of Piricse
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
 • Total 36.99 km2 (14.28 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,871
 • Density 50.58/km2 (131.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4375
Area code(s) 42
Location of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg county in Hungary

Piricse is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.


It covers an area of 36.99 km2 (14 sq mi)


Of the town 's population of 1,835 people (2001) 94.5% identified themselves as Hungarian and 5.5% as Gypsy.[1]

Notable people[edit]

The Jewish Community[edit]

  • Prior to the Holocaust a small Jewish community existed in Piricse.
  • The Jewish population in 1880 was 171 and declined to 73 by 1930.[3]

Coordinates: 47°46′N 22°09′E / 47.767°N 22.150°E / 47.767; 22.150