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 named after the Ossetians (Jasz) and Cumans (Kun) who settled there, along with Szolnok. The county was part of the Danube–Criș–Mureș–Tisa Euroregion between 1997 and 2004.
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 after whom the county is named
Mezőtúr - City hall - aerial photo
Coordinates: 47°15′N 20°30′E / 47.250°N 20.500°E