Tolna County

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Tolna County
Skyline of Tolna County
Flag of Tolna County
Flag
Coat of arms of Tolna County
Coat of arms
Location of Tolna County
Country Hungary
Region Southern Transdanubia
County seat Szekszárd
Area
 • Total 3,703.16 km2 (1,429.80 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 230,361
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Website www.tolnamegye.hu

Tolna is 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.

History[edit]

Main article: Tolna (former county)

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 now in central Hungary. The capital of the county was Szekszárd.

Regional structure[edit]

City with county rights[edit]

Aerial photography: Szekszárd - Hungary

Towns[edit]

(ordered by population, according to the 2001 census)

Villages[edit]

Coordinates: 46°30′N 18°35′E / 46.500°N 18.583°E / 46.500; 18.583