Tag Archives: Tisza

Borsod

BORSOD  Megye (county) in northeastern Hungary until 1918, extending northwestwards from the River Tisza.   Its capital was Miskolc.   It lay in Royal Hungary, the Habsburg-ruled part, from 1526, but was one of the counties temporarily detached to Transylvania in the … Continue reading

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Bereg

BEREG Former county in the north of the Kingdom of Hungary, lying north of the River Tisza.   It lay in Royal Hungary, the Habsburg-ruled part, from 1526, but was one of the counties temporarily detached to Transylvania in the … Continue reading

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Alföld

ALFÖLD Geographical region, known in English as the Great Hungarian Plain.   It is crossed by the Rivers Danube, beyond which the Romans did not advance, and Tisza.   The Plain was later settled by the Huns in the 5th century, by … Continue reading

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Alba (Romania)

ALBA (Romania)  Județ (county) in west central Romania, drained by the River Mures, a tributary of the Tisza and named after its capital, Alba Iulia – Gyulafehérvár (Magyar) or Karlsburg (Ger) – which is northwest of Sibiu.  A part of … Continue reading

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