Tolna County (former)

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Tolna County
Tolna Vármegye
County of the Kingdom of Hungary
11th century–1920

Coat of arms of Tolna

Coat of arms

Location of Tolna
Capital Szekszárd
46°21′N 18°42′E / 46.350°N 18.700°E / 46.350; 18.700Coordinates: 46°21′N 18°42′E / 46.350°N 18.700°E / 46.350; 18.700
History
 -  Established 11th century
 -  Treaty of Trianon June 4 1920
Area
 -  1910 3,537 km2 (1,366 sq mi)
Population
 -  1910 267,300 
Density 75.6 /km2  (195.7 /sq mi)
Today part of Hungary

Tolna (Latin: Comitatus Tolnensis) was an administrative county 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.

Geography[edit]

Tolna county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Somogy, Veszprém, Fejér, Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun and Baranya. The river Danube formed most of its eastern border. Its area was 3537 km² around 1910.

History[edit]

Tolna county arose as one of the first comitatus of the Kingdom of Hungary, in the 11th century.

Demographics[edit]

1900[edit]

In 1900, the county had a population of 253,182 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[1]

Total:

According to the census of 1900, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[2]

Total:

1910[edit]

In 1910, the county had a population of 267,267 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[3]

Total:

According to the census of 1910, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[4]

Total:

Subdivisions[edit]

In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of Tolna county were:

Districts (járás)
District Capital
Dombóvár Dombóvár
Dunaföldvár Paks
Központ Szekszárd
Simontornya Gyönk
Tamási Tamási
Völgység Bonyhád
Urban districts (rendezett tanácsú város)
Szekszárd

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  3. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  4. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-06-26.