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Tolna County

Coat of arms
Country Hungary
Region Southern Transdanubia
County seat Szekszárd
Area
 - Total 3,703 km2 (1,429.7 sq mi)
Population
 - Total 238,400
 - Density 64.4/km2 (166.7/sq mi)

Tolna is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in present Hungary and in the former Kingdom of Hungary. It lies in central Hungary, on the west bank of the river Danube. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Somogy, Fejér, Bács-Kiskun, and Baranya. The capital of Tolna county is Szekszárd. Its area is 3703 km².

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History

Tolna (in Latin: comitatus Tolnensis) was also the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which was about the same as that of present Tolna county, is presently in central Hungary. The capital of the county was Szekszárd.

Regional structure

City with county rights

Aerial photography: Szekszárd - Hungary

Towns

(ordered by population, according to the 2001 census)

Villages

Coordinates: 46°30′N 18°35′E / 46.5°N 18.583°E / 46.5; 18.583








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