Piricse

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Piricse
Coat of arms of Piricse
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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