Place:Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary


Alt namesJász-Nagy-Kun-Szolnoksource: Family History Library Catalog
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnoksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Szolnoksource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-170
TypeCounty, Former county
Coordinates47.2°N 20.183°E
Located inHungary
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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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. 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.

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