With a population of nearly 64,000, Békéscsaba lies along the southeastern border of Hungary, about 200 kilometres from Budapest. The city is Békés County’s most important communication hub, accessible by car and train and even by plane due to an airfield in the vicinity.
Historic buildings, a new cityscape, the environmental heritage and an abundance of events and programmes attract many visitors each year.
Of the cities with a county seat status, Békéscsaba can boast of the largest green belt. Thanks to an open space dotted with parks, trees and flowers, pleasant promenades, it is one of the country’s nicest areas.