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  Szeged : Introduction | Frommers.com
Szeged (pronounced Seh-ged), the proud capital of the Great Plain, is a hot and dusty but hospitable town.
In addition to its status as a center of learning and culture, Szeged is the industrial capital of the Great Plain (Alföld), though you wouldn't know it by spending a day or two in the city center.
Indeed, the river looms large in Szeged's history: The city was almost completely destroyed when the Tisza flooded in 1879.
www.frommers.com /destinations/szeged/2702010001.html   (538 words)

 University of Szeged
According to the results of the international survey conducted for the fifth time by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the University of Szeged is still at an outstanding place among the best 500 universities of the world in the year of 2007.
As it is known, since 2003 the University of Szeged (SZTE) has taken an excellent place in the academic ranking: this year our institution  was ranked 305th - 401st among the best universities of the world.
Beside the University of Szeged, there was only one Hungarian higher education institution among the 500 leading ones of the world at that time, namely the Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) in Budapest.
www.u-szeged.hu /indexe.html   (267 words)

 Szeged Portal
The city of Szeged existed even during the time of the Roman Empire, where its strategic location was perfect for guard post settlement to guard the gold and salt shipments coming from Dacia.
Szeged played an important role during the 15th century in the campaigns lead against the advancing Turkish armies.
Szeged is not only famous for its colorful history, the spice paprika and its interesting sights.
www.szegedportal.hu /index.php?lang=en   (358 words)

 Central Europe Review - More than Just Salami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Garamhegyi: Szeged is the indisputable cultural centre of Csongrád County.
In my estimation Szeged could also live off its famous researchers, teachers, developers and scientists, who might set off into the wide world once they are given the go-ahead by EU accession and who might try their luck in research establishments in the West, which have considerably greater amounts of capital at their disposal.
Since two heads of the local council in Szeged had previously come to grief over economic corruption and since I had turned down the newspaper's offer of "cooperation" citing my public duties as a motive there was always scope for bombastic reports and disclosures, which all proved to have no foundation whatsoever in reality.
www.ce-review.org /00/26/csardas26.html   (8926 words)

 Szeged (Hungary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Szeged City, Hungary: On light blue field there is the Coat of Arms of the city.
Szeged flag is a banner of arms (The Coat of Arms kept its place even during the Communist regime with red star added).
The Coat of Arms of the University of Szeged may be see on their home page but not of the best quality, however, clearly the same emblem as on the flag in question.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/hu-cs-sg.html   (480 words)

 Szeged, Hungary
Szeged is the lively economic and cultural center of the southern lowland plain, capital of the Csongrád region and with around 180,000 inhabitants the fourth largest town in the country.
Owing to its involvement in the Rákóczi uprising the town was plundered and destroyed at the beginning of the 18th C by the Habsburg troops.
Following the flood damage of 1879 the center of Szeged was rebuilt on the model of large European cities: extensive green areas, wide arterial roads together with an inner and outer ring road make up the structure of the inner city.
www.planetware.com /hungary/szeged-h-bc-szeg.htm   (425 words)

 Szeged 2006.
Szeged has been given a lot of attributes during the centuries.
He was born in Szeged in 1870, and he was the captain of the national chess team winning the gold at the London Chess Olympic Games in 1927, and he was the captain of the undefeated winner Hungarian chess team at the Berlin Olympic games in 1936.
And, during the stay in Szeged, beside an exciting championship, this city will be a place of great relaxation and unforgettable memories for all.
web.t-online.hu /passant/sakkversenyek/szeged/eng/index.html   (477 words)

 Hungary for Visitors 2005
During excavations for the building of the Votive Church, the oldest building of Szeged was discovered: Dömötör Tower from between the 11th and 13th centuries.
The Szeged Castle Museum and Lapidary, built from what was left of the Szeged castle after the flood of 1879, accommodated a stone collection and an exhibition of the city history.
A necessary ingredient in the famous Szeged fish soup is the Szeged paprika, the special aroma of which is due to the large amount of sunshine it receives.
www.visitors.hu /07_07_en.html   (700 words)

 Szeged. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Szeged is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishopric.
The first national assembly of the Magyar tribes under their chief, Arpad, met (9th or 10th cent.) in the city, which became a military stronghold and trade center of the Arpad kings.
Szeged was sacked by the Tatars and the Turks and was ruled by the latter from 1542 to 1686.
www.bartleby.com /65/sz/Szeged.html   (204 words)

 Szeged travel guide - Wikitravel
Szeged - the city of sunshine is a town in southern Hungary.
Located in Central Europe, Szeged is the fourth biggest city in Hungary, lies on Hungary's south-eastern border, just south of the mouth of the Maros river on both banks of the river Tisza.
Szeged is the main city of Csongrád county and serves as a commercial and cultural center of the region.
wikitravel.org /en/Szeged   (2657 words)

 Trams of Hungary and much more...
A not-so-small group of tram enthusiasts who know each other from the internet went to Szeged - one of the largest cities in Hungary - on the 26th of August, 2000.
Szeged is worth visiting alone, but the city has also got the largest tram network in the country after Budapest.
The interior of the museum tram is typical for hungarian trams used between the late 1950's and early 80's (although these cars were built around 1907, they received their current form in 1961): two-color wooden seats, wooden floor, light bulbs.
hampage.hu /kozlekedes/e_bengalik.html   (681 words)

 Szeged, the town of sunshine
In summer in the Dom Square, in front of the church, famous open-air opera and theatre festival are hold.
Szeged is famous its old sunray ornamented houses as well.
The popularity of red paprika was given an impetus first by the shortage of seasonings caused by the continental blockade of Napoleon, then by the World War I, in Central Europe it was used as a substitute for pepper and as a conserving additive.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/hungary_heart_of_europe/83229/2   (356 words)

 ChessBase.com - Chess News - Hungarian Women's Championship in Szeged
He was born in Szeged in 1870, and he was the captain of the national chess team, winning the gold medal at the London Chess Olympic Games in 1927.
The 18th century boom was crowned in the reform age, in the middle of the 19th century, when the railway reached Szeged, steamboats appeared on river Tisza and new factories were established.
As Franz Josef, the Habsburg Emperor and King of Hungary said: “Szeged has become more beautiful than it was.” In the second half of the 20th century industries of Szeged developed rapidly, mainly due to the crude oil that was found near the city.
www.chessbase.com /newsdetail.asp?newsid=3343   (1246 words)

 Szeged Corpus 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Szeged Corpus version 2.0 is a syntactically shallow parsed natural language database created by the consortium partners mentioned above.
In order to enrich the variability of the type of texts and to comply with the aim of the project, the first version of the corpus was extended with a section of short business news.
Use of the Szeged Corpus 2.0 preview for educational or research purposes is free of charge.
www.inf.u-szeged.hu /projectdirs/hlt/corpus2-en.htm   (606 words)

 Szeged Adventure Travel - Szeged Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Szeged (pronounced Seh-ged), the proud capital of the Great Plain, is a hot and dusty but hospitable town.
In addition to its status as a center of learning and culture, Szeged is the industrial capital of the Great Plain (Alföld), though you wouldn't know it by spending a day or two in the city center.
Indeed, the river looms large in Szeged's history: The city was almost completely destroyed when the Tisza flooded in 1879.
away.com /destination-overview/Szeged-314976-travel-guide.html   (596 words)

 Szeged, Hungary, Pictures
Industries in Szeged produce chemicals, rubber, glass, furniture, and textiles, and carry on an extensive trade in paprika, wood, corn, and wool.
It is the site of Attila József University, which was built as a secondary school in 1872 and founded as a university in 1921, and the Szeged University of Medicine (1872).
Szeged was a trade center and military stronghold for the Árpád kings, who ruled Hungary from 1000 or 1001 until the early 14th century.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Hungary/Szeged_city.html   (194 words)

 Szeged Hotels, hotel accommodation in Szeged
The number of sunny days is 2100 hours a year, therefore this town, at the junction of the rivers Tisza and Maros, is often called the "town of sunshine".
The most luxurious hotel in the heart of Szeged, in a 120 years old renewed building, which preserves high architectural values, welcomes its guests with air-conditioned rooms with contemporary colonial style furniture.
It is located in the center of downtown, next to the Cathedral of Szeged.
www.ohb.hu /city/szeged/index.en.html   (366 words)

 University of Szeged - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary and in Central Europe.
The new buildings constructed on the Szeged bank of the Tisza river between 1924 and 1930 housed first of all the clinics and the institutes of the Medical School.
Further university facilities are the general sports ground and gymnasium in the square behind the Arts Building, a high quality tennis center in the park in New Szeged, a picturesque lodge and conference hall (once a country school now modernized) in the woods, 30 km from Szeged, and a resort house at lake Balaton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Szeged   (2395 words)

 Szeged Corpus 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Szeged Corpus version 1.0 is a morpho-syntactically annotated and POS tagged natural language database created by the University of Szeged, Department of Informatics and MorphoLogic Ltd. Budapest.
Trained on the Szeged Corpus 1.0, the resulting POS tagging methods are capable of efficiently disambiguating various type of natural language texts with a result of 95-97% accuracy.
Use of the Szeged Corpus 1.0 for educational or research purposes is free of charge.
www.inf.u-szeged.hu /projectdirs/hlt/corpus1-en.htm   (571 words)

 University of Szeged
From the beginning, the city of Szeged made great efforts to turn the town into a comfortable home for higher education.
In 1962 the University of Szeged took the name of the great Hungarian poet, Attila József, who was a student here in the 1920s.
In 1991 the leaders of the institutions of higher education in Szeged signed an agreement to merge these institutions into a unified, sizable center of higher education, to be called the University of Szeged.
www.arts.u-szeged.hu /hungarianstudies/5univ.htm   (635 words)

 Szeviép-Szeged Sport Kft.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The rich sport life of Szeged is also determined by the rowers of DÉMÁSZ VSE and by the best water polo team of the provinces, the Szeged Beton VE, who could obtain the sixth place in the extremely strong Hungarian championship.
The rebirth of the formerly quite successful women’s basketball in Szeged was built upon Orsolya Donkó – who just moved to Szeged at that time – and upon the returning Kornélia Mészáros.
It was important that he brought to Szeged two of his distinguished players: Judit Kajdacsi, member of the national team and the Russian Anna Bulatova.
www.szeviepkosar.szeged.hu /lapok/english.htm   (672 words)

 Szeged Accommodation
Szeged has a large variety of hotels, what follows is a selection of these hotels, if you want to add some yourself feel free.
The hotel offers 136 rooms and 6 suites and is located in the city center, on the bank of the Tisza river, in the most beautiful part of Szeged, only 1km from Mora ferenc museum and 2km from the Dom Cathedral.
Romance Pension, which was opened in September 2004, is situated in one of the most patinated parts of the city.
www.world66.com /europe/hungary/szeged/accommodation   (333 words)

 Dom ter, Szeged
The severe, almost oppressive, monumentality of the 300m (984ft) long row of arcades is only mitigated by the different shaped columns (the Baroque style columns are especially beautiful).
Below the arcades is the so-called "Szeged Pantheon", a collection of 89 busts and reliefs of important personalities from Hungarian history, art, literature and science.
Since the completion of the cathedral square, the Szeged open air games, at which over 6000 people can take part in each event, have been held annually against the imposing background of the Votive Church (the steps to the main doorway serve as a stage).
www.planetware.com /szeged/dom-ter-h-bc-dom.htm   (296 words)

Szeged est une petite ville sympathique tout au Sud de la Hongrie, sur le bord de la Tisza et non loin des frontières Yougoslaves et Roumaines.
Szeged is a small sympathic town at the very South end of Hungary, on the Tisza border and not far from the Yugoslavian and Romanian borders.
Almost entierely destroyed by a flooding during the 19th century, Szeged gives anyway an impression of meridional sympathic town in which it feels good to wander.
members.tripod.com /Eric_V/East/szeged.html   (313 words)

 Szeged travel guide
The university city is located at the confluence of the rivers Maros and Tisza.
Szeged is called the city of sunshine with over 2100 hours of sunshine each year.
There is a lovely botanic garden and the open air museum (Opusztaszer) 10 kilometers north of the town is a must see for tourists.
www.world66.com /europe/hungary/szeged   (120 words)

As of January 2003, one of our new programs is situated in Szeged, Hungary.
Visits to the following local institutions in Szeged: cultural and church institutions; schools, hospitals, police and institutions of detention.
The main aim is to bring students to the realities of Hungarian life as seen in a country town.
www.uwsp.edu /studyabroad/factsheets/szeged.htm   (985 words)

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