Nyíregyháza

Nyíregyháza

Nyíregyháza (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɲiːrɛchaːzɒ] ( listen), Yiddish: נירעדהאז‎ Niredhaz) is a city in northeastern Hungary and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. With a population of 118,000, it is the seventh-largest city in Hungary and is one of the leading cities of Northern Hungary and of the northern part of the Great Hungarian Plain (Alföld). Its development has been ongoing since the 18th century, making it the economic and cultural center of the region. Its zoo, exhibiting more than 500 species including real rarities, is recognized throughout Europe.

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