Kaposvár

What is Kaposvár known for?


colourful

tablet was put on Imre Nagy's house, as the symbol of new times. In 1990 Kaposvár became urban county and in 1993 an episcopal seat. 21st century Today Kaposvár - with its university, education system, and thousands of students - is a real school city. With the well-kept plazas, streets, colourful flowerbeds it is the city of flowers. With its rippling wells it is the city of waterworks. With its lively cultural life, rich art programmes it is the city of festivals and the city of painters


made famous

of science and culture many person made famous the name of the city, not just in the country but beyond the borders too: the Archives of Somogy County, the Csiky Gergely Theatre, the Béla Vikár Choir, the Somogy Dance Group, and the Berzsenyi Company. The crisis of the 1980s, and the stop of the city's development made necessary changes. In the end of the decade - like so many times during its history - Kaposvár stood to the top of reforms. The maverick organisations were funded and a memorial


sporting event

* Imre Nagy * Viktor Petrók * Anna Pfeffer * Gábor Reszli * József Rippl-Rónai * László Sótonyi * János Vaszary * Róbert Waltner Sports Kaposvár is one of the ''National City of Sport'' in Hungary. The most popular sports in the city are football, volleyball and basketball. There are a lot of champion team in the city. The most famous sport team is the Kaposvári Rákóczi FC. Their home stadium is the Stadion Kaposvár Rákóczi. The biggest sporting event in the city is the Youth Football Festival every summer. Population ) (born 23 October 1837 in Kaposvár, Hungary - 6 March 1902 in Vienna, Austria) was a Hungarian physician and dermatologist who discovered the skin tumor (Kaposi's sarcoma) that received his name (Kaposi's sarcoma). style "text-align:center;" czech republic Brno Silver Image:Med 2.png style "text-align:center;" hungary Kaposvár Gold Image:Med 1.png - *Léva (Levice) 14.3% Q, Nagyszombat (Trnava SL) 14.0%, *Kaposvár 13.9% N, Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia RO) 13.7%, Kisszeben (Sabinov SL) 13.3%, Poprád (Poprad SL) 13.0%, *Nagykanizsa 12.7% N, Győr 12.6% Nx, Gyöngyös 12.6% Qx, Zalaegerszeg 12.4% N, Szepesváralja (Spišské Podhradie SL) 12.4%, DATE OF BIRTH 23 August 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Kaposvár, Hungary DATE OF DEATH 1 September 1997


scientific knowledge

Theatre File:Kaposvár vasútállomás.JPG The railway station File:Kaposvár TIT székház.JPG The Hungarian Scientific Knowledge Society File:Kaposvár pénzügyi palota.JPG Palace of Finances of Kaposvár File:Kaposvár Esterházy Pál portré.JPG The portrait of Pál Esterházy, the generous espouser of the city File:Rippl-Rónai múzeum.jpg The County Hall of Somogy and the Rippl-Rónai Museum File:Kaposvár Bors Napkerék.JPG A statue in the city centre File:Kaposvár Arany Oroszlán patika.JPG Arany Oroszlán


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;275px (File:SomogyMegye.png) File:Red_Dot.gif -- subdivision_type1 County (Counties of Hungary) subdivision_name1 Somogy (Somogy County) area_total_km2 113.59 elevation_m 153 population_total 67979 population_rank 13th (List of cities and towns in Hungary) population_footnotes population_as_of 2011 population_density_km2 598.23 demographics_type1 Demographics of Hungary Population


popular sports

* Imre Nagy * Viktor Petrók * Anna Pfeffer * Gábor Reszli * József Rippl-Rónai * László Sótonyi * János Vaszary * Róbert Waltner Sports Kaposvár is one of the ''National City of Sport'' in Hungary. The most popular sports in the city are football, volleyball and basketball. There are a lot of champion team in the city. The most famous sport team is the Kaposvári Rákóczi FC. Their home stadium is the Stadion Kaposvár Rákóczi. The biggest sporting event in the city is the Youth Football Festival every summer. Population ) (born 23 October 1837 in Kaposvár, Hungary - 6 March 1902 in Vienna, Austria) was a Hungarian physician and dermatologist who discovered the skin tumor (Kaposi's sarcoma) that received his name (Kaposi's sarcoma). style "text-align:center;" czech republic Brno Silver Image:Med 2.png style "text-align:center;" hungary Kaposvár Gold Image:Med 1.png - *Léva (Levice) 14.3% Q, Nagyszombat (Trnava SL) 14.0%, *Kaposvár 13.9% N, Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia RO) 13.7%, Kisszeben (Sabinov SL) 13.3%, Poprád (Poprad SL) 13.0%, *Nagykanizsa 12.7% N, Győr 12.6% Nx, Gyöngyös 12.6% Qx, Zalaegerszeg 12.4% N, Szepesváralja (Spišské Podhradie SL) 12.4%, DATE OF BIRTH 23 August 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Kaposvár, Hungary DATE OF DEATH 1 September 1997


art school

) * Ruins of Benedictine Monastery of Kaposszentjakab (Zselicszentjakab) (Romanesque (Romanesque architecture) and Gothic (Gothic architecture)) * Arany Oroszlán Pharmacy (Gold Lion) * Former Convent - now it is the ''Roman Catholic High School, Elementary School and Primary Art School'' and the ''headquarters of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaposvár'' * Stadion Kaposvár Rákóczi * University of Kaposvár * Lake Deseda * Virágfürdő (Flower Spa and Waterpark) Famous people ) (born 23 October 1837 in Kaposvár, Hungary - 6 March 1902 in Vienna, Austria) was a Hungarian physician and dermatologist who discovered the skin tumor (Kaposi's sarcoma) that received his name (Kaposi's sarcoma). style "text-align:center;" czech republic Brno Silver Image:Med 2.png style "text-align:center;" hungary Kaposvár Gold Image:Med 1.png - *Léva (Levice) 14.3% Q, Nagyszombat (Trnava SL) 14.0%, *Kaposvár 13.9% N, Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia RO) 13.7%, Kisszeben (Sabinov SL) 13.3%, Poprád (Poprad SL) 13.0%, *Nagykanizsa 12.7% N, Győr 12.6% Nx, Gyöngyös 12.6% Qx, Zalaegerszeg 12.4% N, Szepesváralja (Spišské Podhradie SL) 12.4%, DATE OF BIRTH 23 August 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Kaposvár, Hungary DATE OF DEATH 1 September 1997


musical life

as distinguished artists and groups from the Hungarian musical life. Highlights include classical concerts, productions at the Opera House (Hungarian State Opera House), open air events, the Operetta Festival, the Dance House Convention, the Dance Panorama, and what are considered to be the real treat, the exhibitions.


decades

. In the decades after the Battle of Mohacs the neighbourhood was prowled by the troops of Suleyman. The Ottomans (Ottoman Empire) invested the castle of Kapos in September 1555 after a five-day siege. It was followed by a 131 year old Turkish occupation. During this time Kaposvár, despite being a small administrative center, worked rather as a military camp. Finally the Christian troops liberated the castle of Kapos. The city and the surrounding area were freed from Ottoman Empire

of Independence . But in the ruins some decades later a new country town was built. The resettlement of the city after the destruction, is in connection to the name of the Esterhazy family and the fortification of its economic and administrative rule. The city got the right for holding markets in 1703, in 1715 the first school was built up, in 1730 there was already 132 houses and a new church was ready in 1748. In 1749 Kaposvár was designated the county seat. In 1750 for good Kaposvár became

the chief town of a county. More and more artisans and traders moved into the city and the number of the citizens during six decades doubled by 1780. During the 1800s the city developed considerably, due to the importance of the railway line between Buda and Zagreb. Kaposvár became an important industrial city. But more important was that, so from the 19th century significant medical and cultural institutions were founded in Kaposvár. The "kis gymnasium"


famous

bloomed, after the casino the set up of the chorus, and then the first weekly newspaper in 1866, the Somogy started on its way with its editor, the famous journalist István Roboz. One of Kaposvár's most blossing time was after the conciliation. Thanks for mostly the railway building: until that time there were railroads only in the winger of the county, and the first engine arrived to Kaposvár in 1872. It opened the possibilities for the artisans and traders and the development of the city's

. In September 1911 the stone theater of Kaposvár was opened, which was then the country's biggest and modernest theater, where the most popular actors and actresses played. And a new cultural trend born, the film: in the first decade of the 20th century there were already three cinemas. Newer and newer cultural and art associations were founded. A lot of famous artists settled down there, like József Rippl-Rónai, Endre Ady, István Fekete and Aurél Bernáth. 20th century The years

the communist received the power the socialisations finished and the new kind of industrial expansion started, the socialist industrialisation. Its result was for example the textil factory, meat plant, electricity factory. But the small industries disappeared. In 1956 Kaposvár joined the revolution but on 4 November the soviet tanks clunked through the city's streets: the fall of the revolution and the sanctions had a lot of victim in Kaposvár. Between them the famous born of Kaposvár

Kaposvár

'''Kaposvár''' ( ) is a city in the southwestern part of Hungary, south from the Lake Balaton. It is one of the leading cities of Transdanubia and it is the capital of Somogy County. Kaposvár is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaposvár.

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