Heves (county)

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Heves County
Image:HevesCounty.gif
Region Northern Hungary
County seat Eger
Area 3637 km²
Population 328,000
Population density 90.1/km²
Municipalities 119

This article is about the current administrative entity called Heves county. For the historical county see Heves (former county). For the town see Heves.

Heves county lies in northern Hungary. It lies between the right bank of the river Tisza and the Mátra and Bükk mountains. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Pest, Nógrád, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok. The capital of Heves county is Eger.

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[edit] Tourist sights

Image:Hungary Noszvaj DeLaMotte palace.jpg
De la Motte mansion in Noszvaj
Image:Hungary Kisnana.jpg
Castle of Kisnána

[edit] Geography

Heves county is a geographically diverse area; its northern part is mountainous (the Mátra and Bükk are the two highest mountain ranges in Hungary), while at south it includes a part of the Great Hungarian Plain. From south it's bordered by Lake Theiss, the largest artificial lake in Hungary. The average temperature is between 8-10 °C (higher on the southern parts of the county).

[edit] Rivers

[edit] Highest point

[edit] Lowest point

[edit] Economy

[edit] History

[edit] Regional structure

[edit] City with county rights

  • Eger (county seat)

[edit] Towns

(ordered by population, as of 2001)

[edit] Villages

Abasár Egerbakta Ivád Nagyút Tarnaméra
Adács Egerbocs Kál Nagyvisnyó Tarnaörs
Aldebrő Egercsehi Kápolna Noszvaj Tarnaszentmária
Andornaktálya Egerfarmos Karácsond Novaj Tarnaszentmiklós
Apc Egerszalók Kerecsend Ostoros Tarnazsadány
Átány Egerszólát Kisfüzes Parád Tenk
Atkár Erdőkövesd Kisnána Parádsasvár Terpes
Balaton Erdőtelek Kompolt Pély Tiszanána
Bátor Erk Kömlő Petőfibánya Tófalu
Bekölce Fedémes Ludas Poroszló Újlőrincfalva
Besenyőtelek Feldebrő Maklár Recsk Vámosgyörk
Boconád Felsőtárkány Markaz, Hungary Rózsaszentmárton Váraszó
Bodony Gyöngyöshalász Mátraballa Sarud Vécs
Boldog Gyöngyösoroszi Mátraderecske Sirok Verpelét
Bükkszék Gyöngyöspata Mátraszentimre Szajla Visonta
Bükkszenterzsébet Gyöngyössolymos Mezőszemere Szarvaskő Visznek
Bükkszentmárton Gyöngyöstarján Mezőtárkány Szentdomonkos Zagyvaszántó
Csány Halmajugra Mikófalva Szihalom Zaránk
Demjén Heréd Mónosbél Szilvásvárad
Detk Hevesaranyos Nagyfüged Szúcs
Domoszló Hevesvezekény Nagykökényes Szűcsi
Dormánd Hort Nagyréde Tarnabod
Ecséd Istenmezeje Nagytálya Tarnalelesz
Counties of Hungary Image:Flag of Hungary.svg
Counties: Bács-Kiskun | Baranya | Békés | Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén | Csongrád | Fejér | Győr-Moson-Sopron | Hajdú-Bihar | Heves | Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok | Komárom-Esztergom | Nógrád | Pest | Somogy | Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg | Tolna | Vas | Veszprém | Zala
Urban counties: Békéscsaba | Debrecen | Dunaújváros | Eger | Érd | Győr | Hódmezővásárhely | Kaposvár | Kecskemét | Miskolc | Nagykanizsa | Nyíregyháza | Pécs | Salgótarján | Sopron | Szeged | Szekszárd | Székesfehérvár | Szolnok | Szombathely | Tatabánya | Veszprém | Zalaegerszeg
Capital: Budapest
See also: Administrative divisions of the Kingdom of Hungary; Geography of Hungary
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Heves (county)

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