Túrkeve

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Túrkeve
Calvinist church in Túrkeve
Calvinist church in Túrkeve
Coat of arms of Túrkeve
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Area
 • Total 236.52 km2 (91.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,008[1]
 • Density 38.1/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5420
Area code(s) 56

Túrkeve is a town in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county, in the Northern Great Plain region of Hungary.[1]

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 236.52 km2 (91 sq mi).[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the total population of Túrkeve was 9,008, of whom there were 87.8% Hungarians and 2.4% Romani by ethnicity. 12.2% did not declare their ethnicity, exlcluding these people Hungarians made up 100% of the total population.[1] In Hungary people can declare more than one ethnicity, so some people declared a minority one along with Hungarian.[2]

Túrkeve is one of the least religious town in Hungary, 56.7% of the population was irreligious, while 17.9% was Hungarian Reformed (Calvinist) and 4.4% Roman Catholic.[1]

Sister cities[edit]

Túrkeve is twinned with:

Notable people from Túrkeve[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 47°06′N 20°45′E / 47.100°N 20.750°E / 47.100; 20.750