PAKS

NAME: PAKS

ADDRESS: Hungary, 7030 Paks, Dózsa György út 55-61

PHONE: +3675500565

REGISTRATION NUMBER IN THE NETWORK: 002-24

Paks is a small town in Tolna county, in the south of Hungary, on the right bank of the Danube River, 100 km south of Budapest. Paks as a former agricultural settlement is now the home of the only Hungarian nuclear power plant, which provides about 40% of the country’s electricity consumption. The construction of the four reactor blocks of the Nuclear Power Plant between 1973 and 1987 had been livening up the economical and social development of Paks.

A whole new part of the town was built for the arriving people, with concrete streets, a modern residential area and new services (school, kindergarten, clinic, post office, etc.).

The Church of the Holy Spirit, which was sanctified in 1990, designed by Imre Makovecz and the grey and green blocks of the Nuclear Power Plant, which represent the functionalist architecture, are also part of the image of the richest non agglomerational town of our country, as an attraction.