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Hódmezővásárhely (hôdˈmĕzöväˌshärhā), city (1991 est. pop. 51,180), SE Hungary, near the Tisza River. An agricultural center, it also produces machinery, textiles, and pottery. The city has many churches.
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a city in southeastern Hungary, in the megye (county) of Csongrád. Population, 55,000 (1976). The city is a transportation junction. Industry includes food processing and the production of textiles, ceramic ware, and scales.

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Still, it is worth remembering that on February 25, 2018, an independent candidate with broad support from all of the opposition parties won the mayoralty of Hodmezovasarhely, a Fidesz stronghold.
The result was a shock for Fidesz's supporters, particularly because Hodmezovasarhely is home to key Orban ally Janos Lazar, who heads the prime minister's office.
The permeability of the Upper Pannonian reservoir, in case of highly permeable sand layers, in the Hodmezovasarhely region can reach 2000 mD; this corresponds to a hydraulic conductivity of 5-10 m/day [7].
Hodmezovasarhely, located in the Southern Great Plain of Hungary, has one of the oldest operating geothermal systems in Central Europe (the first well was drilled in 1957), where the cascade system is supplying domestic hot water and heat to 3000 flats and several large communal buildings (city hall, schools, high schools, libraries, swimming pools and sport halls, etc.).
In our research, two independent reinjection systems were studied as the part of the low temperature geothermal system in the city of Hodmezovasarhely. The surface elements of the reinjection system clogged much faster in case of the reinjection system number 2.
Kurunczi, "The reinjection," Introduction of the Geothermal System in Hodmezovasarhely, Proceedings of the Geotermia a XXI, Szazadban Szakmai Forum Conference, Kistelek, Hungary, 2008.
Erste Bank (EBS.VI) has rejected a call by the Hungarian city of Hodmezovasarhely to share losses on the town's foreign-currency debt.
The council of the Hungarian city of Hodmezovasarhely is said to have asked Erste Bank (EBS.VI) to share its foreign-currency losses on Swiss-franc denominated bonds.