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Keszthely

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Keszthely is a Hungarian city of 20,895 inhabitants located on the western shore of Lake Balaton. It's the largest city by the lake and one of the more important cultural, educational and economic hubs in the region. Due to its favorable location and accessibility by both road and rail, Keszthely and the surrounding area is a preferred holiday destination.

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Imre Szénási of Hungary swam 76 km (44.2 miles) across Lake Balaton from Balatonkenese to Keszthely in 36 hours 29 minutes in 1961.