Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County is
one of the biggest counties of Hungary,
located in the North-East part of the country. The most important rivers of the
area are: Tisza, Túr, Kraszna
and Szamos. “Nyírség” partly belongs to the county having unique natural
values. Nyíregyháza (Photo Gallery) is the gate of Eastern
Europe and it is situated 280 kilometres East from Budapest.
Nyíregyháza, the capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, is
the 6th biggest city in Hungary with
a population of about 120,000. It is often said to be the city of statues and
parks, because visitors can find lots of green areas and monuments all over the
city. The city centre is worth visiting for its nice cafés, restaurants and
elegant shops, where everybody can have a pleasant time.
Nyíregyháza is a popular tourist destination because
of Sóstó (Salt Lake), an
area that has two lakes with minerals, providing wonderful cure for loco motor
diseases. Sóstó also has an open-air bath with several pools. In 2005 the Water
World Centre will open its doors to the public. Visitors can also have a wonderful
time at the Zoo, the Village Museum and
restaurants or can climb to the observation tower. For more information you can
visit: www.nyiregyhaza.hu .