Tag Archives: Kingdom of Hungary

Cis-Leithnia

CIS-LEITHNIA   Or, Cis-Leithania; ZISLEITHANIEN. A name for the Austrian half of the Dual monarchy after the Compromise (Ausgleich) of 1867. (The non green area of the map) The River Leitha, a rather insignificant stream, separated Niederösterreich from the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Bjelovar-Križevci

BJELOVAR-KRIŽEVCI   BELOVÁR-KÖRÖS (Magyar). A county in Croatia-Slavonia, belonging to the Kingdom of Hungary before 1918.   Its capital was Bjelovar, it lay east of the county of Zagreb and south of the River Drave.   Križevci was another town in the county, … Continue reading

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Bihar/Bihor

BIHAR/BIHOR   Bihar was a county (megye) in the Kingdom of Hungary, south and southeast of Debrecen and west of Cluj, which took its name from a mountain group.   After the Ottoman conquest it belonged to the Partium, the region of … Continue reading

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Beszterce-Naszód

BESZTERCE-NASZÓD Megye (county) in the Kingdom of Hungary before 1918, in the northeast of Transylvania and bordering the Austrian Crownland of Bukovina, named after two of its towns.   It became Romanian in 1918, but was temporarily restored to Hungary in … Continue reading

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Bars

BARS County in the Kingdom of Hungary, lying between the Rivers Nitra and Hron, transferred to Czechoslovakia after the First World War and now in western Slovakia.

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Banat Bánság

BANAT  BÁNSÁG (Magyar). A region, formerly in the Kingdom of Hungary and now divided between Romania and Serbia, lying westwards from the Transylvanian Alps and bordered on the south, west and north by the Rivers Danube, Tisza, and Maros (Mureª). … Continue reading

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Árva

ÁRVA   Magyar name of the northernmost county in the Kingdom of Hungary before 1918.  Orawa (Pol); Orava (Czech); Oravsko (Slovak). By a decision of the Conference of Ambassadors it was divided between Poland and Czechoslovakia (the larger part) in 1920.   … Continue reading

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