For the Romanian village of Ozd, see Bichiş.

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Coordinates: 48°13′N 20°18′E / 48.217°N 20.300°E / 48.217; 20.300
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
  Total 91.56 km2 (35.35 sq mi)
Population (2009)
  Total 35,621
  Density 397.3/km2 (1,029/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3600
Area code(s) 48

Ózd [ˈoːzd] is a town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, Northern Hungary, 40 km (25 mi) from the county seat of Miskolc. Ózd is the second largest city in the county.


The area has been inhabited since ancient times. The village of Ózd was first mentioned in 1272. The modern city came into being with the unification of the towns Ózd, Bolyok and Sajóvárkony during the socialist era of Hungary, when the northern part of the country was developed into a centre of heavy industry. Ózd has a large Roma population of 1,025 persons.


The most popular sport in Ózd is football. Ózd's most successful football team was the Ózdi Kohász SE which played in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, the top level league in Hungary. [1] However, the club dissolved in 2003.

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Ózd is twinned with:


Coordinates: 48°13′N 20°18′E / 48.217°N 20.300°E / 48.217; 20.300

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