Solt [ ʃolt ] ( German Scholt, Croatian Solta ) is a city in central Hungary.

Solt is on the Danube, in the great Hungarian Plain. Solt has about 6,000 inhabitants and is situated at the meeting point of the water and inland roads to a central transportation hub, the junction of three major roads between Budapest and Baja.

Near Solt, the Hungarian Broadcasting operates a high-power transmitters for medium wave at a frequency of 540 kHz with a transmitter power of 2,000 kilowatts. This transmitter, which is one of the strongest radio stations in the world and can easily be received during the night hours in Germany, used as a transmitting antenna a 298 meter high radio mast. For cost reasons, transmission pause is made from 21:30 clock. On special occasions, the transmission time will be extended.

In the 1930s, here a Danube bridge was built, which was blown up by German troops in World War II. In the 1950s, the current bridge was built.


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Sons and daughters of the town

  • Arpad Weisz (1896-1944), Hungarian football player and coach