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Gyula(dyo͝o`lŏ), town (1991 est. pop. 34,154), SE Hungary, on the White Koros River near the Romanian border. It is an agricultural center and has a fine château and a 14th-century castle. Ferenc Erkel, composer of the Hungarian national anthem, was born in Gyula.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in southeastern Hungary, in the megye (county) of Bekes. Population, 26,300 (1970). There is meat-packing and production of powdered milk, as well as flour mills and factories producing hosiery and knitwear.
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