Törökszentmiklós

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Törökszentmiklós
Coat of arms of Törökszentmiklós
Coat of arms
Country  Hungary
County Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
District Törökszentmiklós (seat)
Area
 • Total 185.16 km2 (71.49 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 23,145
 • Density 125/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5200
Area code(s) 56
Location of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in Hungary

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).

Törökszentmiklós - Palace from above

International relations[edit]

Törökszentmiklós is twinned with:

References[edit]

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  1. ^ [1], Further information


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°11′N 20°25′E / 47.183°N 20.417°E / 47.183; 20.417