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Somogy

 

a megye (district) in southwestern Hungary, in the basin of the Drava River and Lake Balaton. Area, 6,100 sq km. Population, 362,000 (1975). The administrative center of Somogy is the city of Kaposvár. Somogy is an agricultural and industrial region. A total of 41.7 percent of the gainfully employed population is engaged in agriculture, and 29.5 percent is engaged in industry and construction (1970 census). The chief crops are wheat, maize, rye, sugar beets, sunflowers, tobacco, fodder crops, and potatoes. Orchards and vineyards are cultivated, and cattle, hogs, and poultry are raised. Enterprises of the food-processing industry produce flour, butter, and sugar. Flax and hemp are also processed. Somogy manufactures machinery, crafted wooden articles, textiles, and construction materials. Natural gas is extracted near Kaposvár and in the Drava River Valley. The southern shore of Lake Balaton is a health resort.

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