World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County

Article Id: WHEBN0004119886
Reproduction Date:

Title: Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Budapest metropolitan area, Heves County, Pócsa, Budapest, Zsámbok
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County

Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County
Skyline of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County
Flag of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County
Flag
Coat of arms of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County
Coat of arms
Location of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County
Country Hungary
Region Northern Great Plain
County seat Szolnok
Area
 • Total 5,581.61 km2 (2,155.07 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 386,594
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Website .hu.jnszmwww

This article is about the modern county, for the historical one see Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok (former county).

Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in Hungary. It lies in central Hungary and shares borders with the Hungarian counties Pest, Heves, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hajdú-Bihar, Békés, Csongrád, and Bács-Kiskun. The rivers Tisza and Körös flow through the county. The capital of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county is Szolnok. Its area is 5582 km². Before approximately 1990, the name of the county was Szolnok. The county is named after the Ossetians (Jasz) and Cumans (Kun) who settled there, along with Szolnok. The county was part of the Danube–Criș–Mureș–Tisa Euroregion between 1997 and 2004.

Regional structure

The majority of the population lives in the 18 cities/towns of the county.

City with county rights

Aerial photography: Szolnok - Hungary

Towns

(ordered by population as of 2001)

Villages

See also

  • Cumans - the ancient nomadic warriors after whom the county is named
Mezőtúr - City hall - aerial photo

References

  • Hungary at GeoHive



This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.