List of regions of Hungary
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There are seven statistical regions of Hungary created in 1999 by the Law 1999/XCII amending Law 1996/XXI. Regions are groupings of the 19 counties and the capital city.
|Name of the region||Regional centre|| Area |
|Northern Great Plain||Debrecen||17,749||1,500,000||88|
|Southern Great Plain||Szeged||18,339||1,301,000||75|
- Northern Hungary includes the counties Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Heves and Nógrád.
- Northern Great Plain includes the counties Hajdú-Bihar, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg.
- Southern Great Plain includes the counties Bács-Kiskun, Békés and Csongrád.
- Central Hungary includes the county of Pest and the capital Budapest.
- Central Transdanubia includes the counties Komárom-Esztergom, Fejér and Veszprém.
- Western Transdanubia includes the counties Győr-Moson-Sopron, Vas, Zala.
- Southern Transdanubia includes the counties Baranya, Somogy and Tolna.
Hungary belongs into the following euroregions:
- Carpathian Euroregion: Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Hajdú-Bihar, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Heves
- West Pannonia Euroregion: Győr-Moson-Sopron, Vas, Zala
- Danube-Drava-Sava: Baranya
- Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisza (DKMT): Bács-Kiskun, Békés, Csongrád, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
- Ister-Granum Euroregion: Komárom-Esztergom, Nógrád
(Counties sometimes only roughly correspond to euroregions, so overlap is possible.)
- "Population Census: preliminary data" (PDF). Budapest: Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2016.