|• Mayor||Fazekas László|
|• Total||72.96 km2 (28.17 sq mi)|
(1 January 2015)
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code||(+36) 53|
Initially Albertirsa was two separate inhabitations: Alberti and Irsa, having joined in 1950.
- 1277: King Ladislaus IV mentions the name of Alberti (as Alberth) tenure in one of his charters
- 1368: The chapter of Buda mentions Irsa (from Slavic *jelsa) as an inhabitation
- 1597: Both villages got emptied after the 1241 Mongol invasion and the Ottoman conquest in the 16th century
- September 29, 1711: Local landlord András Váracskay brings settlers to populate the grassland of Alberti-Irsa. 24 chariots of Slovak settlers arrive to Alberti
- 1714: Royal endowment letter grants the ownership of Alberti to Márton Szeleczky
- 1719: András Irsay has one third of Irsa of Pest shire
- 1731: Beginning of mandatory lecturing for commons in local landlord funded school
- 1784: Descendants of Márton Szeleczky attain the rights for Alberti to hold markets. This right also grants the market town title.
- September 1, 1847: First train arrives
- 1848: Hundreds joining to the 1848 Revolution after the recruitment speech of Kossuth at Cegléd
- 1924: Civil School of Irsa founded
- September 6, 1950: The two villages Alberti and Irsa are joined under the name of Albertirsa by an ordinance of the Ministry for Home Affairs
- 1979: Inauguration of Hungary's first 750 kV substation south of Albertirsa
- 1995: Gerje-Party Association founded
- 1996: Inauguration of the new flag and symbol during the millennium festival
- July 1, 2003: town status granted to Albertirsa, which has 11547 inhabitants this time
Points of interest
Near Albertirsa, there is the only 750 kV-substation in Hungary. At it, the 750 kV-powerline from Zakhidnoukrainska in Ukraine ends.
- Szeleczky-Szapáry Castle (Hungarian: Szeleczky-Szapáry kastély) named after Szeleczky and Szapáry family
- Synagogue of Irsa
- Albertirsai Strand A outdoor bathing area with many pools for all ages along with small restaurants.
Twin cities and towns
Albertirsa is twinned:
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