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Piricse

 

Piricse

Piricse
Country  Hungary
County Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Area
 • Total 36.99 km2 (14.28 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,871
 • Density 50.58/km2 (131.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4375
Area code(s) 42


Piricse is a village in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.

Geography

It covers an area of 36.99 km2 (14 sq mi)

Population

Of the town 's population of 1,835 people (2001) 94.5% identified themselves as Hungarian and 5.5% as Gypsy.[1]

Notable people

The Jewish Community

  • Prior to the Holocaust a small Jewish community existed in Piricse.
  • The Jewish population in 1880 was 171 and declined to 73 by 1930.[3]

Coordinates: 47°46′N 22°09′E / 47.767°N 22.150°E / 47.767; 22.150

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