The city is a significant cultural and sport centre and the hub for water, road and railway transport.
The City of Szolnok is located in the heart of the Great Hungarian Plain, called Alföld, in the confluence of River Tisza and Zagyva, 100km southeast from Budapest. Szolnok is the county seat of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County.
The population of Szolnok is 72,178. The most significant natural values are the good land, the thermal water, the long lasting sunshine, as well as the riversides and the intact natural treasures of the flood basins.
Szolnok is one of the most dynamically developing county seats of Hungary. With a significant renewal in the past fifteen years, Szolnok economy is on an ascending trajectory.