Kazincbarcika northern Hungarian town in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. Miskolc and Ózd after the county's third largest city.

Kazincbarcika, as the name suggests, is a merger of several settlements were established. Sajókazincot was first mentioned in 1240, 19 century agrarian settlement was then in 1850, from the opening of the coal mining industry since the emphasis is put on. Lower and Barcika Felsőbarcika was created from the merger, and although mine was opened here in the 19th At the end of the century, this industry was a secondary character throughout the next agriculture. In the early 1920s, however, power plant which was built throughout the South-Borsod supplied with electricity, so Barcika also started to attract labor. II. during the post-war industrialization in the two settlements has gained increasing importance, and even more growth.

In 1947 he formally merged with them, so far as Sajókazinc, then formed a large village in 1948, picked up the Kazincbarcika name. In 1954 he received the rank of town, the same year, the expanding settlement incorporates Berente village. You have 11,000 more people became residents. In 1960 Kazincbarcika evolved, the Borsod Chemical attracted the labor force and actively participated in the development of the city. In the 1970s the population reached the number thirty thousand.

In the 1980s, the mining industry and is a crisis, and the years of the regime, it is only increased. Unemployment Kazincbarcika significant proportions. In the mid-nineties, it seems, the city has the most difficult times behind her and was able to go forward slowly to grow again.

The Borsodi Vegyi Kombinát Co. works at the BorsodChem. In 2000, the city Berente detached and formed an independent village.


  • Béni Egressy (Sajókazincon was born in 1814, the son of a local Protestant pastor)
  • Péter Lipcsei Football 1972