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Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County

Coat of arms
Country Hungary
Region Northern Great Plain Region
County seat Szolnok
Area
 • Total 5,582 km2 (2,155 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 399,000
 • Density 71/km2 (190/sq mi)

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 also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa (Duna-Körös-Maros-Tisza) euroregion. The county is named after the Cumans (Kun) who settled there, among other places.

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[]

  • Alattyán
  • Berekfürdő
  • Besenyszög
  • Cibakháza
  • Csataszög
  • Csépa
  • Cserkeszőlő
  • Fegyvernek
  • Hunyadfalva
  • Jánoshida
  • Jászágó
  • Jászalsószentgyörgy
  • Jászboldogháza
  • Jászdózsa

  • Jászfelsőszentgyörgy
  • Jászivány
  • Jászjákóhalma
  • Jászladány
  • Jászszentandrás
  • Jásztelek
  • Kengyel
  • Kétpó
  • Kőtelek
  • Kuncsorba
  • Kunmadaras
  • Mesterszállás
  • Mezőhék

  • Nagyiván
  • Nagykörű
  • Nagyrév
  • Öcsöd
  • Pusztamonostor
  • Rákócziújfalu
  • Szajol
  • Szelevény
  • Tiszabő
  • Tiszabura
  • Tiszaderzs
  • Tiszagyenda
  • Tiszaigar
  • Tiszainoka

See also[]

  • Cumans - the ancient nomadic warriors which the county is named after

Mezőtúr - City hall - aerial photo

Coordinates: 47°15′N 20°30′E / 47.25, 20.5


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