Place:Pest, Hungary

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NamePest
TypeCounty
Coordinates47.417°N 19.333°E
Located inHungary
See alsoFejér, HungaryParent
Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kis-Kun, HungaryParent
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Pest County is a county (megye) in central Hungary. It covers an area of , and has a population of 1,213,090 (2009). It surrounds the national capital Budapest and the majority of the county's population (65.2%/790,995 in 2009) live in the suburbs of Budapest. It shares borders with Slovakia and the Hungarian counties , , , , and . The River Danube flows through the county. The capital of Pest County is Budapest (administratively separate).

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