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Komárom-Esztergom County
Country Hungary
Region Central Transdanubia
County seat Tatabánya
Area
 - Total 2,265 km2 (874.5 sq mi)
Population
 - Total 319,000
 - Density 140.8/km2 (364.8/sq mi)
County coat of arms

Komárom-Esztergom is an administrative Hungarian county in Transdanubia, on the border with Slovakia. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Győr-Moson-Sopron, Veszprém, Fejér and Pest. The capital of Komárom-Esztergom County is Tatabánya.

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History

Komárom-Esztergom was created after World War I from the Hungarian parts of the pre-1918 counties Komárom and Esztergom. The pre-1918 situation was temporarily restored during World War II. Between World War II and approx. 1990, the county was called Komárom county.

Regional structure

The county is ranked second in terms of population density among counties in Hungary. 66% of people live in towns.

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Towns

As of January 1, 2009[1]

Aerial photography: Esztergom

Villages

References

  1. ^ http://portal.ksh.hu/pls/portal/docs/PAGE/KSHPORTAL/ADATOK/HELYSEGNEVTAR/HNK2009.PDF

Coordinates: 47°35′N 18°20′E / 47.583°N 18.333°E / 47.583; 18.333


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