This article is about the modern county, for the historical one see Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok (former county).
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. Before approximately 1990, the name of the county was Szolnok. The county is also part of the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisa (Duna-Körös-Maros-Tisza) euroregion. The county is named after the Cumans (Kun) who settled there, among other places.
The majority of the population lives in the 18 cities/towns of the county.
City with county rights
Aerial photography: Szolnok - Hungary
(ordered by population as of 2001)
- Jászberény (28,293)
- Törökszentmiklós (23,145)
- Karcag (22,738)
- Mezőtúr (19,483)
- Tiszafüred (13,953)
- Kisújszállás (12,869)
- Tiszaföldvár (12,068)
- Túrkeve (10,181)
- Jászapáti (9,967)
- Kunszentmárton (9,764)
- Cumans - the ancient nomadic warriors which the county is named after
Mezőtúr - City hall - aerial photo
Coordinates: 47°15′N 20°30′E / 47.250°N 20.500°E