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There are seven statistical regions of Hungary created in 1999 by the Law 1999/XCII amending Law 1996/XXI. Regions are groupings of the 19 counties and the capital city.
|Name of the region||Regional centre|| Area |
| Population |
| Density |
|Northern Hungary (Észak-Magyaroszág)||Miskolc||13,428||1,153,714||86|
|Northern Great Plain (Észak-Alföld)||Debrecen||17,749||1,474,383||83|
|Southern Great Plain (Dél-Alföld)||Szeged||18,339||1,262,936||69|
|Central Hungary (Közép-Magyarország)||Budapest||6,919||2,993,948||433|
|Central Transdanubia (Közép-Dunántúl)||Székesfehérvár||11,237||1,060,703||94|
|Western Transdanubia (Nyugat-Dunántúl)||Győr||11,209||983,933||88|
|Southern Transdanubia (Dél-Dunántúl)||Pécs||14,169||900,868||64|
Hungary belongs into the following euroregions:
(Counties sometimes only roughly correspond to euroregions, so overlap is possible.)
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Csongrád-Csanád is the name of an administrative county in southern Hungary, straddling the river Tisza, on the border with Serbia and Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Bács-Kiskun County, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County and Békés. The administrative centre of Csongrád-Csanád county is Szeged. The county is also part of the Danube–Criș–Mureș–Tisa Euroregion euroregion.
Heves was an administrative county in the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which is now in northern Hungary, was slightly larger than that of present Heves county. The capital of the county was Eger.
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok was an administrative county (comitatus) in the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which is now in central Hungary, was slightly smaller than that of present Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county. The capital of the county was Szolnok.
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Great Plain and North is a statistical region of Hungary. It comprises the NUTS 2 regions of Northern Hungary, Northern Great Plain, and Southern Great Plain.
The Northern Great Plain is a statistical region of Hungary. It is part of the Great Plain and North region. The Northern Great Plain includes the counties of Hajdú-Bihar, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, with a total area of 17,749 km2 (6,853 sq mi) and a population of around 1.5 million.
This article discusses the administrative divisions of the Kingdom of Hungary between 1941 and 1945. As a result of the First (1938) and Second Vienna Award (1940), territories that had been ceded by the Kingdom of Hungary at the 1920 Treaty of Trianon were partly regained from Czechoslovakia and Romania respectively. This required modification of the administrative divisions.
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