Debrecen

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Debrecen (, ; is Hungary's second largest city after Budapest. It is the regional center of the Northern Great Plain region and the seat of Hajdú-Bihar county. It was the largest Hungarian city in the 18th century and it is one of the Hungarian people's most important cultural centres. Debrecen was also the capital city of Hungary during the revolution in 1848–1849. During the revolution, the dethronement of the Habsburg dynasty was declared in the Reformed Great Church. The city also served as the capital of Hungary by the end of the World War II in 1944–1945. It is home of the University of Debrecen.wikipedia
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Hungary

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Debrecen (, ; is Hungary's second largest city after Budapest.
Hungary's capital and largest city is Budapest; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

University of Debrecen

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It is home of the University of Debrecen.
The University of Debrecen (Debreceni Egyetem) is a university located in Debrecen, Hungary.

Reformed Great Church of Debrecen

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During the revolution, the dethronement of the Habsburg dynasty was declared in the Reformed Great Church.
The Reformed Great Church or Great Reformed Church in Debrecen (a református nagytemplom) is located in the city of Debrecen.

Battle of Debrecen

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A major battle involving combined arms, including several hundred tanks (Battle of Debrecen), occurred near the city in October 1944.
The Axis units were forced to retreat some 160 kilometers, while opposing the 2nd Ukrainian Front which had Debrecen in Hungary as its strategic objective.

Oradea

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Debrecen came under Turkish control as a sanjak between 1558 and 1693 and orderly bounded to the eyalets of Budin (1541–1596), Eğri (1596–1660) and Varat (1660–1693) as "Debreçin".
The eyalet included the sanjaks of Varat (Oradea), Salanta, Debreçin, Halmaș, Sengevi and Yapıșmaz.

Hungarian Greek Catholic Church

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According to the 2011 census, there were 52,459 (24.8%) Hungarian Reformed (Calvinist), 23,413 (11.1%) Roman Catholic, 10,762 (5.1%) Greek Catholic, 899 (0.4%) Baptist, 885 (0.4%) Jehovah's Witnesses, and 812 (0.4%) Lutheran in Debrecen.
It is headquartered in Debrecen.

Magda Szabó

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Prominent literary figures from the city have included Magda Szabó, and.
Magda Szabó was born in Debrecen, Austria-Hungary in 1917.

Lajos Kossuth

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In April 1849, the dethronization of Habsburgs (neglected after the fall of the revolution) and the independence of Hungary was proclaimed here by Lajos Kossuth at the Great (Calvinist) Church (Nagytemplom in Hungarian.) The last battle of the war of independence was also close to Debrecen.
Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, however, refused all terms, and the Diet and government fled to Debrecen, Kossuth taking with him the Crown of St Stephen, the sacred emblem of the Hungarian nation.

Árpád Tóth

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Endre Ady, Gyula Krúdy, and Árpád Tóth all began their journalistic careers in Debrecen.
Tóth went to Gymnasium (high school) in Debrecen and then studied German and Hungarian at the University of Budapest.

Northern Great Plain

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It is the regional center of the Northern Great Plain region and the seat of Hajdú-Bihar county.

Debreceni VSC

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The city's most famous association football club is Debreceni VSC which won the Nemzeti Bajnokság I seven times, the last one in 2014.
Debreceni Vasutas Sport Club is a professional football club, based in Debrecen, Hungary, that competes in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, the top flight of Hungarian football.

M35 motorway (Hungary)

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However, the completion of the motorway M35 means Budapest can now be reached in under two hours.
The M35 motorway (M35-ös autópálya) is a 68.8 km motorway in eastern Hungary which connects the M3 motorway with the city of Debrecen, providing it with a direct motorway link to the capital, Budapest.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

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Debrecen is one of the most developed cities in Hungary, the regional center of international companies such as National Instruments, IT Services Hungary, BT, Continental, BMW and Healthcare Manufacturers (Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Gedeon Richter Plc.).
In 1995, Teva acquired Biogal Gyógyszergyár Rt. (Debrecen, Hungary) and acquired ICI (Italy)

Public transport in Debrecen

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It is provided by the DKV (Debreceni Közlekedési Vállalat, or Transport Company of Debrecen).
Public transport in Debrecen, Hungary, is provided by DKV (short for Debreceni Közlekedési Vállalat – Public Transport Company of Debrecen; complete name is DKV Zrt.)

Tankcsapda

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Debrecen is home to Tankcsapda, one of Hungary's most successful rock bands.
Tankcsapda was formed in 1989, in Debrecen, Hungary.

2001 World Youth Championships in Athletics

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The city has hosted several international sporting events in recent years, such as the second World Youth Championships in Athletics in July 2001 and the first IAAF World Road Running Championships in October 2006.
It was held in Debrecen, Hungary from July 12 to July 15, 2001.

List of historical capitals of Hungary

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Debrecen was also the capital city of Hungary during the revolution in 1848–1849.

2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships

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The city has hosted several international sporting events in recent years, such as the second World Youth Championships in Athletics in July 2001 and the first IAAF World Road Running Championships in October 2006.
The 1st IAAF World Road Running Championships were held in Debrecen, Hungary on 8 October 2006, the women's race starting at 11:00 and the men's race at 13:00.

2007 European Short Course Swimming Championships

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The 2007 European SC Swimming Championships and World Artistic Gymnastics Championships of 2002 also took place in Debrecen.
The 2007 European Short Course Swimming Championships, which was the 11th edition of the continental swimming event, were held between 13–16 December 2007 in Debrecen, Hungary.

2012 European Aquatics Championships

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In 2012, Debrecen hosted the 31st LEN European Swimming Championships.
The 2012 European Aquatics Championships were held from 14–27 May 2012 in Debrecen, Hungary and Eindhoven, Netherlands.

European Grand Prix for Choral Singing

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Debrecen is the site of an important choral competition, the Béla Bartók International Choir Competition, and is a member city of the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing.

2014–15 Nemzeti Bajnokság I

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The club's newly built stadium was opened in 2014, where the club could celebrate their seventh title by winning the 2014-15 Nemzeti Bajnokság I.

Nagyerdei Stadion

Debrecen Stadion
The Nagyerdei Stadion is an all-seater asymmetric football stadium in Debrecen, Hungary and home to Debreceni Vasutas Sport Club (the seats behind the goals are 'Vario' or 'Rail' seats to facilitate safe standing at domestic matches).

Endre Ady

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Endre Ady, Gyula Krúdy, and Árpád Tóth all began their journalistic careers in Debrecen.
He later studied law at the Reformed College in Debrecen.

Zsolt Baumgartner

Zsolt Baumgartner (born 1 January 1981 in Debrecen) is a Hungarian former racing driver who raced for the Jordan and Minardi teams in Formula One.