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Szigetszentmiklós
German: Nigglau
—  Town/Város  —
Kiniszi Street in Szigetszentmiklós

Coat of arms
Location of Pest County in Hungary



Szigetszentmiklós is located in Hungary
Szigetszentmiklós
Location of Szigetszentmiklós in Hungary



Szigetszentmiklós is located in Pest County
Szigetszentmiklós
Location of Szigetszentmiklós in Pest County
Coordinates: 47°20′44″N 19°02′54″E / 47.34556, 19.04833
Country  Hungary
Region Central Hungary
County Pest
Subregion Szigetszentmiklós
First mentioned 1264
Government
 • Mayor József Szabó (FIDESZ-KDNP)
Area
 • Total 45.65 km2 (17.63 sq mi)
Elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Population (1-1-2014)
 • Total 35 090
 • Density 739.52/km2 (1,915.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2310
Area code 24
Website http://szigetszentmiklos.hu/

Szigetszentmiklós (German: Nigglau) is a town in Pest County, Central Hungary Region, Hungary.

Location[]

Szigetszentmiklós is located south of Budapest in the Csepel Island on the Danube river in Ráckeve Region.

History[]

After the Árpád dynasty was established, the region of today's Ráckeve belonged to the Hungarian king.

Szigetszentmiklós became a town in January 1986.

Demographics[]

Ethnicity[]

  • Hungarian: 91.3%
  • German: 0.6%
  • Slovak: 0.6%
  • Gypsies: 0.5%
  • Bulgarians: 0.2%
  • Ukrainian: 0.1%
  • Other/Undeclared: 8.5%

Religious denomination[]

  • Roman Catholic: 35.9%
  • Greek Catholic: 2.2%
  • Calvinist: 21.4%
  • Lutheran: 1.0%
  • Other denomination: 2.1%
  • Non-religious: 20.7%
  • Undeclared: 16.6%

(Source: 2003, KSH)

International relations[]

Twin towns — Sister cities[]

Szigetszentmiklós is a twinned with:

Planned[]

  • Germany Wehr, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • France Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nord-Pas de Calais, France

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