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Miskolc is a city in North-East Hungary, mainly with heavy industrial background. Pop. 185,000 (2001).


The area has been inhabited since the ancient times. The name of the city is first mentioned in the 13th century. During its long history the city survived fires, floods, plagues and foreign invasions but maintained its position as centre of North-East Hungary.

Tourist sights:

Official home page:, provides information in Hungarian, English and German.