Twin towns in China and Hungary

International connections are very important to Hungary, and several Hungarian towns have official twin-town status with developments in China too.

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

Notes

Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai

Budapest

The mighty capital, „Pearl of the Danube" and „Paris of the East"

Budapest

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Xuzhou

Érd

21km from Budapest, this pretty and desirable commuter town is one of the fastest-growing areas of Hungary. The castle of Martonvásár is only a small distance away from Érd.

Martonvásár

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Zhengzhou

Gödöllő              

31km NE of Budapest, the Beautiful baroque palace here is the 2nd largest after Versailles in France and was a favourite summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph and Queen Elisabeth, (Hungarians' beloved Queen „Sisi")

Gödöllő

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

Notes

Wuhan

Győr

121km W of Budapest, and almost halfway to Vienna. This 6th largest town has strong Austrian influences.

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Shenzhen

Kalocsa

142km S of Budapest, this quiet town is famous for its spicy Paprika and the distinctive folk art style.

Kalocsa

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Shijiazhuang

Nagykanizsa

215km SW of the capital, a historic town at the confluence of trade routes to the alps and the Adriatic.

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

Notes

Changchun

Székesfehervár

65km SW of Budapest, in Transdanubia, this county town of Fejér County was at one time the capital.

Székesfehérvár

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Weinan

Szeged

174km SE of the capital, this is Hungary's 4th largest city, famous for its distinguished university.

Szeged

Chinese City

Hungarian twin town

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Ningbo

Veszprém

110km SW of Budapest, north of Lake Balaton. Favoured by Queen Gisella, wife of King Stephen, all queens were crowned by the bishop of Veszprém and it became the „city of queens."

Veszprém