Martfű

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Martfű
Szent István Square
Szent István Square
Flag of Martfű
Flag
Coat of arms of Martfű
Coat of arms
Martfű is located in Hungary
Martfű
Martfű
Location of Martfű
Coordinates: 47°1′1″N 20°17′2″E / 47.01694°N 20.28389°E / 47.01694; 20.28389Coordinates: 47°1′1″N 20°17′2″E / 47.01694°N 20.28389°E / 47.01694; 20.28389
Country Hungary
CountyJász-Nagykun-Szolnok
DistrictSzolnok
Area
 • Total23.08 km2 (8.91 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 • Total6,237
 • Density319/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5435
Area code(+36) 56
Websitewww.martfu.hu

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

Industry[edit]

The vtown is dominated by light industry, including the following:

  • Tisza Shoe Factory: Though designed prior to the outbreak of war. In 1941-42 a factory was established by the Czechoslovak businessman Jan Antonin Bata, whose organization was based in Zlin, Czech Republic. The resulting factory complex and industrial town was built in Martfu, Hungary. The Hungarian shoe company called Cikta. The decades of the Kádár era Tisza Cipő became the country's largest shoe manufacturer.
  • Brewery: 1985, built by the surrounding businesses.
  • Vegetable Oil Factory: built between 1976-80. Primarily grown in the Great Plains sunflower, canola and soybean processing is carried out.
  • Tisza Ipartelep plants: various industrial plants in the industrial and service center.

International relations[edit]

Martfű is twinned with:[2]

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Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 23.08 km2 (9 sq mi) and has a population of 7366 people (2002).

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