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Hajduboszormeny (Hajdu-Bihar, Hungary)

Hajdúböszörmény város

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from <>, located by István Molnár, 26 October 2000

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Hajdúböszörmény is a town in Hajdú-Bihar County in Hungary 19 km from Debercen. The town has got 32.200 inhabitants (1990 census) nearly   all of them are Hungarians. One of the Official Ethnic Minorities in Hungary has ethnic council in the settlement: Gipsy. Neighbouring settlements are: Debercen, Hajdúhadház, Téglás, Hajdúdorog, Hajdúnánás, Görbeháza and Balmazújváros.
From <>: The name of the town: Hajdúböszörmény. Location: Hajdú-Bihar County, 19 km from Debrecen. Population: 32.200 Area: 37.078 hectars.
From <>: Hajdúböszörmény is a characteristic town of Hungary, particularly of the north-east part of the Alföld (Great Hungarian Plain). It has a significant historical past. Its worldwide known classical radial-belt settlement stucture is the most precious monument of the town. It was built by demands of the defense system. Because of these historical values the town is admitted into the membership of Permanent Conference of Central European Historic Towns.
History of Hajdúböszörmény from <>: "The name of our town, "Böszörmény" was a noun in the old Hungarian language and it meant Muslim, the believer of Islam. Böszörmény was the center of the Nyírség Muslims. The village was destroyed during the Mongol Invasion. It was repeopled in the 12th and 13th centuries and became a part of the Debrecen domain between 1290 and 1322. The town became market-town in 1325. It received the "oppidium" title in 1410,  under the reign of King Zsigmond. ..."
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István Molnár, 26 October 2000

Historical Flag

by António Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Hajdúböszörmény, Hajdú Co.".
István Molnár, 20 October 2000

Six white and blue horizontal stripes.
António Martins, 28 Febuary 2001

1974 - 1989 Flag

by István Molnár

Source: A magyar városok címerei (Coat of Ams of the Hungarian cities and towns); 1975.
István Molnár

Coat of Arms

from <>, located by István Molnár, 26 October 2000