Sentes ( Hungarian. Szentes ) - a city in southern Hungary in the region of Southern Alföld , in the county of граongrad . The third most populated city in the world after the capital is Szeged and Hodmezewasharhey . The population is 31,082 people (2001).
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC + 1 , in summer UTC + 2|
|Population||31 082 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||88 people / km²|
|Telephone code||(+36) 63|
Geography and transport
Sentesh is located 50 kilometers northeast of Szeged and 30 kilometers north of the city of Hodmezewasharhely . The city stands on one of the branches of the Tisza River, the main river bed lies three kilometers to the west. Railway junction. Roads lead from Sentes to Hodmezewasharhei , Szeged , Kunsentmarton , Bekeszcaba , Kecskemét .
The basis of Sentesh's economy is the food industry. The city has several enterprises for the processing of fruits and vegetables, mills, feed mills.
In 1950, a Hungarian archaeologist M. Pardouc discovered a Scythian burial ground near the city, which received the name Sentesh or Sentesh-Vekersuzug. The burial ground has over 150 burials, in which a large number of household items and jewelry were found.
- Lutheran Church
- Orthodox Church
- Old town hall
Famous residents and natives
- Kset, György - Hungarian architect.
- Ugron, Gabor - Hungarian politician. Honorary Citizen of Sentes.
- Horvath, Mihai - Hungarian politician, historian, active participant in the revolution of 1848-1849.
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