Egyek is a large village in Hajdú-Bihar county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary. Olympian László Mucza was born here.[1]

Egyek
Large village
Coat of arms of Egyek
Coat of arms
Egyek is located in Hungary
Egyek
Egyek
Coordinates: 47°38′N 20°54′E / 47.633°N 20.900°E / 47.633; 20.900
Country Hungary
CountyHajdú-Bihar
DistrictBalmazújváros
Area
 • Total104.79 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total5,527
 • Density52.76/km2 (136.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4069
Area code(+36) 52

Before World War II, there was a Jewish community. At its height, there were 123 Jews in the community most of them were murdered by the Nazis in the Holocaust.[2]

GeographyEdit

It covers an area of 104.79 km2 (40 sq mi) and has a population of 5527 people (2001).

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Egyek is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "László Mucza". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  2. ^ Egyek, Hungary at JewishGen

External linksEdit

  Media related to Egyek at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 47°38′N 20°54′E / 47.633°N 20.900°E / 47.633; 20.900