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Zala

 

a megye (county) in southwestern Hungary, on the border with Yugoslavia, in the basin of the Drava River. Area, 3,300 sq km; population, 267,000 (1970). The administrative center is the city of Zalaegerszeg.

The main branch of the megye’s economy is agriculture, mainly grain farming and animal husbandry. Rye, oat, and potato crops predominate on the slopes of the hills, which are partly wooded (forests cover about one-fourth of the megye)’, wheat and, to a lesser extent, corn are grown in the valleys. There is viticulture and horticulture. Cattle are raised (there were 113,000 head of cattle in 1968). Zala is the country’s major region for the extraction of petroleum (deposits in Nagylengyel, Budafapuszta, Hahót, and Lovászi) and gas. Manufacturing is based on the processing of local agricultural raw materials (flour-milling, brewing, dairy, and meat industry) and petroleum, with oil refineries at Zalaegerszeg and Lovaszi, and the production of equipment for the petroleum industry in Nagykanizsa and Zalaegerszeg.

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Housing departments Zala County Government Office properties in Keszthely, Letenye, Lenti, Nagykanizsa and Zalaegerszeg Zalaszentgrt settlements with a total of 27 premises, 22 254 m floor space, 4510 m of glass surface to be cleaned, total number of employees 912 people.
Institution customized healthcare IT system conversion and the related existing IT systems of the Health Management Information System institution building, betegbehv PACS system and fit the Zala County Hospital.
Contract notice: supply of food raw materials - zala county
In the Zala County seat, in just a few years four thousand new jobs have come into being, the unemployment rate stands at 2.5 per cent, and the city has been able to launch very significant projects also as part of the Modern Cities Programme, he listed.
Public bus transport services include: In the territory of lenti-letenye and its region (north-west hungary) within the boundaries of zala county or, In the case of crossing the county border, Domestic passenger services not exceeding 100 km, Which do not qualify as suburban passenger services; In addition, Passenger transport services between county towns and their 100 kilometers of attraction; National services for at least 100 km distance between county-owned cities or lenti-letenye and the region (north-west hungary), Providing access to the capital and cities with county rights.
in the framework of a futures contract for the purchase of sterile digital subtraction angiographic materials for the san rafael hospital in zala county 46.
"Complex infrastructure development aimed at increasing patient safety in the framework of a futures sale contract for the San Rafael Hospital in Zala County, part of the EFOP-2.2.18-17 project 21".
In reply to another question, he said: Thanks to the Zala County facility, Zalaegerszeg is now in the front lines of the global automotive industry revolution.
Contract award notice: : purchase of ophthalmic materials for the san rafael hospital in zala county within the framework of a sales contract
Szijjrt explained that Edelmann purchased the Zala County printing works in 2010, which later expanded to become the existing packaging materials plant that is now one of the Groups 16 global factories, and the new project will make the factory the Groups second largest worldwide.