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Mezőtúr is a town at 47°00′N 20°38′E in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County, 88 m SE of Budapest on the banks of the Hortobágy-Berettyó, near the Budapest-Szolnok-Békéscsaba railway line. The town is known for pottery manufacture, large herds of cattle reared on communal lands, and wheat, rapeseed, and maize crops and several well-attended annual fairs.

The Classical style former Mezőtúr synagogue built in 1862 has been an exhibition hall since 1967. "Mezotur" - Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Hungary. [March 2009]

Jewish cemetery: Caretaker is István Papp [February 2009]

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