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Baja (bŏˈyŏ) [key], city (1991 est. pop. 38,867), S Hungary, on the Danube River. It is a river port and a road and rail hub, where agricultural products of the surrounding region are traded and processed. Industries produce machinery, furniture, and chemicals. A fine 18th-century town hall and several baroque churches are in the city.

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