Sopron(redirected from Ödenburg)
a city in Hungary. Situated on the Ikva River (Danube basin), in the megye (county) of Győr-Sopron. Population, 53,000 (1976). Sopron is a railroad junction. Its industrial enterprises manufacture textiles, garments, metal products, wine, and beer. The city has a polytechnic institute.
The city’s noteworthy Gothic structures include a Benedictine church (13th-first quarter of the 14th century, reconstructed c. 1490) and a convent with its famous Chapter Hall (first half of the 14th century) and the churches of St. Mihály (13th-15th centuries) and St. György (14th century, reconstructed in the baroque style 1682–1781). The city tower (completed 1681) and various Gothic, Renaissance, and baroque houses are also of interest. The Liszt Ferenc Museum houses archaeological remains and works of the fine arts, folk art, and applied arts.