Törökszentmiklós

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Törökszentmiklós
Törökszentmiklós Palace from above
Törökszentmiklós Palace from above
Flag of Törökszentmiklós
Flag
Coat of arms of Törökszentmiklós
Coat of arms
Törökszentmiklós is located in Hungary
Törökszentmiklós
Törökszentmiklós
Coordinates: 47°11′N 20°25′E / 47.183°N 20.417°E / 47.183; 20.417Coordinates: 47°11′N 20°25′E / 47.183°N 20.417°E / 47.183; 20.417
Country Hungary
CountyJász-Nagykun-Szolnok
DistrictTörökszentmiklós
Area
 • Total185.16 km2 (71.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total23,145
 • Density125/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5200
Area code(+36) 56
Websitewww.torokszentmiklos.hu

Törökszentmiklós is a town in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county, in the Northern Great Plain region of central Hungary. It is the third-largest settlement in the county.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 185.16 km2 (71 sq mi) and has a population of 23,145 people (2002).

Timeline of the history of Törökszentmiklós[edit]

B.C.  Chalcolithic-, bronze and iron age cultures, Celtic ruins.
1399 The charters of King Zsigmond mention the name Zenthmyclos.
1552 The castle of Balaszentmiklós fell under the Turkish siege.
1685 Destruction of the castle.
1738 The settlement, Török Szent Miklós became a market town.
The castle from the Middle Ages.

It is home to the Törökszentmiklós palace (shown in photo).

Politics[edit]

The current mayor of Törökszentmiklós is Imre Markót (Our Home Szentmiklós).

The local Municipal Assembly, elected at the 2019 local government elections, is made up of 11 members (1 Mayor, 7 Individual constituencies MEPs and 3 Compensation List MEPs) divided into this political parties and alliances:[1]

Party Seats Current Municipal Assembly
  Our Home Szentmikós 6 M          
  Fidesz-KDNP 5            
  Independent 1            

International relations[edit]

Törökszentmiklós is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Városi közgyűlés tagjai 2019-2024 - Törökszentmilós (Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok megye)". valasztas.hu. Retrieved 2019-10-29.

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