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Mayor’s Welcome

  Our Distinguished Visitors, 

On the behalf of the public servants of Debrecen and as the mayor of the city I do welcome You to the official home page of the city. This beautiful jewel in the heart of the Carpathian Basin is a cultural, economic and scientific centre which enchants all Visitors, either seeking refreshing peace and relaxing comfort or social vitality and cultural dynamism. As the centre of the region Debrecen is both a cosy and modern metropolis sensitive to its environment and a traditional city conscious of its outstanding cultural and historic heritage. Thus, Debrecen is a distinctive mixture of old and new, traditional and unique, comfortable and exciting.

This website is constructed and designed in a way that it wishes to provide You with the services and information You need to enjoy all that Debrecen has to offer, and was also improved in order to make access to a detailed set of information about Debrecen easier. Let it be general information, cultural programs or even investment information, the website offers You regularly updated information in a variety of topics and issues, while it also gives a taste of Debrecen’s essence and flavour.

We wish to serve and fulfill all Your needs and requests through our website and also hope that this digital surface would later turn out to be the first step towards an actual visit to our beautiful city. Please explore our website and do not hesitate to contact us!


László Papp, Dr.
Mayor of Debrecen

CV of the Mayor

László Papp, Dr.
elected mayor


He was born 13 October, 1972, in Csenger. He speaks German at intermediate level. He took his GCSE in 1991 in Mátészalka and received his law degree at Miskolc University in 1996. He is married with two children. In 1999 he opened a law office with his wife.
Due to his role in public life he has been part of the development characterizing Debrecen. He first became an elected member of the local government in 1998, representing the interest of Vénkert, Csigekert, Köntöskert. He was the Fidesz  fraction leader in the General Assembly, the chairman of the Steering Committee and member of the Proprietary Committee.

22. August 2017, Tuesday
Menyhért, Mirjan