Szeged, Csongrád-Csanád County, Southern Great Plain Region, Hungary

🇭🇺 Szeged is the third largest city of Hungary, the largest city and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county seat of Csongrád-Csanád county. The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary. The Szeged Open Air (Theatre) Festival is one of the main attractions, held every summer and celebrated as the Day of the City on 21 May.

Economy Szeged is one of the centres of food industry in Hungary, especially known for its paprika and companies like Pick Szeged, Sole-Mizo, Bonafarm etc. Other notable companies having their headquarters in Szeged are AMSY International, RRE – Szeged, Optiwella, Generál Printing House, RotaPack, Sanex Pro, Agroplanta, Karotin, Florin, Quadrotex and SZEPLAST.

Other companies, like ContiTech, Duna-Dráva Cement, Szatmári Malom and Europe Match, are not based in the city, but have production facilities there.

The Hangár Expo and Conference Centre provides space for international exhibitions and conferences.

Largest employers include: University of Szeged; Pick Szeged; Sole-Mizo; Tisza-Volán; EDF-Démász; Suli-Host; Szegedi Közlekedési Társaság; Szegedi Szefo; Coop; GDF Suez.

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Szeged has a population of over 160,800 people. Szeged also forms the centre of the wider Csongrád-Csanád County which has a population of over 406,205 people. Szeged is ranked #655 for startups with a score of 0.237.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Szeged is twinned with: 🇬🇧 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom; 🇩🇪 Darmstadt, Germany; 🇲🇪 Kotor, Montenegro; 🇨🇾 Larnaca, Cyprus; 🇧🇪 Liège, Belgium; 🇵🇱 Łódź, Poland; 🇫🇷 Nice, France; 🇺🇦 Odessa, Ukraine; 🇮🇹 Parma, Italy; 🇭🇷 Pula, Croatia; 🇺🇦 Rakhiv, Ukraine; 🇷🇸 Subotica, Serbia; 🇷🇴 Târgu Mureș, Romania; 🇷🇴 Timișoara, Romania; 🇺🇸 Toledo, United States; 🇫🇮 Turku, Finland; 🇨🇳 Weinan, China.

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