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A city of northeast Hungary northeast of Budapest. It was invaded by Mongols in the 1200s, by Turks in the 1500s and 1600s, and by Austrian imperial forces in the 1600s and 1700s. Today it is a major industrial center.


(Hungarian ˈmiʃkolts)
(Placename) a city in NE Hungary: the second most important industrial centre in Hungary; iron and steel industries. Pop: 180 282 (2003 est)


(ˈmɪʃ kɔlts)

a city in N Hungary. 210,000.
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The Minister highlighted that in order to introduce the latest technologies in Hungary we need the involvement of high-tech companies, and the Government therefore made a contribution of HUF 465 million in the form of a non-repayable grant to the Miskolc investment worth HUF 8.