Székesfehérvár

city in Hungary

Székesfehérvár (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈseːkɛʃfɛheːrvaːr] (About this soundlisten); German: Stuhlweißenburg, pronounced [ʃtuːlˈvaɪ̯sn̩bʊʁk] (About this soundlisten)), known as Fehérvár ("white castle"), is a city in Székesfehérvár, a district in Hungary.

Székesfehérvár
Székesfehérvár Megyei Jogú Város
Zichy House
Székesfehérvár Cathedral
Aunt Kati statue
Árpád Spa
Episcopal Palace
Csók István Gallery and Vörösmarty Mihály Library
From the top, left to right: Hungarian Royal Hotel, Cathedral of Székesfehérvár, Aunt Kati statue, Árpád Spa, Episcopal Palace, and Csók István Gallery and Vörösmarty Mihály Library
Flag of Székesfehérvár
Coat of arms of Székesfehérvár
Nickname(s): 
Fehérvár
Hungarian Crowning City
City of Kings
City of Churches
Székesfehérvár is located in Fejér County
Székesfehérvár
Székesfehérvár
Székesfehérvár is located in Hungary
Székesfehérvár
Székesfehérvár
Coordinates: 47°11′20″N 18°24′50″E / 47.18877°N 18.41384°E / 47.18877; 18.41384
Country Hungary
RegionCentral Transdanubia
CountyFejér
DistrictSzékesfehérvár
Established972
City status972
Government
 • MayorAndrás Cser-Palkovics (Fidesz-KDNP)
 • Deputy MayorÉva Brájer (Fidesz-KDNP)
Tamás Égi (Fidesz-KDNP)
Péter Róth (Fidesz-KDNP)
Attila Mészáros (Fidesz-KDNP)
 • Town NotaryDr Viktor Bóka
Area
 • City with county rights170.89 km2 (65.98 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • City with county rights97,617[1]
 • Rank9th
 • Density571.23/km2 (1,479.5/sq mi)
 • Urban
272,474 (9th)[2]
Demonym(s)székesfehérvári, fehérvári
Population by ethnicity
 • Hungarians85.0%
 • Germans1.3%
 • Gypsies0.8%
 • Romanians0.1%
 • Serbs0.1%
 • Slovaks0.1%
 • Croats0.1%
 • Polish0.1%
 • Ukrainians0.1%
Population by religion
 • Roman Catholic35.0%
 • Greek Catholic0.3%
 • Calvinists8.2%
 • Lutherans1.4%
 • Other1.6%
 • Non-religious21.9%
 • Unknown31.7%
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8000 to 8019
Area code(+36) 22
MotorwaysM7
NUTS 3 codeHU211
Distance from Budapest64.2 km (39.9 mi) Southwest
International airportsSzékesfehérvár
MPTamás Vargha (Fidesz-KDNP)
Gábor Törő (Fidesz-KDNP)
Websitewww.szekesfehervar.hu

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 KSH - Székesfehérvár, 2011
  2. Eurostat, 2016
  3. "Településfejlesztési koncepciójának és integrált településfejlesztési stratégiájának megalapozó vizsgálata" (PDF). szekesfehervar.hu (in Hungarian). Székesfehérvár. 2018-11-16. p. 93. Retrieved 2020-11-10.

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