The European Border Cities European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation with Limited Liability was registered on 20.11.2014. The EGTC brings together the municipalities of Nyíregyháza and Satu Mare along the Hungarian-Romanian border. The EGTC covers a total of 411,3 km2 with a total population of 236 695. The registered office of the EGTC is located in the Hungarian city of Nyíregyháza.
The general objective of the EGTC is to strengthen the economic and social cohesion among its members in the framework of cross-border cooperation.
Specific objectives of the EGTC in its field of operation are:
- elaboration of joint regional development plans, common project development and implementation of projects;
- cooperation for the development of tourism: joint product development, development of tourism infrastructure, joint marketing;
- joint tourism management.