Baranya County

Baranya County

Baranya (Serbo-Croatian: Baranja / Барања, German: Branau) is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in present Hungary, in the Baranya region, and also in the former Kingdom of Hungary (see: Baranya (former county)).

Baranya county lies in southern Hungary, on the border with Croatia. The river Drava forms part of its southern border, and the river Danube its eastern border. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Somogy, Tolna and Bács-Kiskun. The capital of Baranya county is Pécs.

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Baranya County - Gallery
... Mecsek Mountains, in the northern area of the county Hills in the northeast Baranya County County seat Pécs Cities and towns Komló Mohács Szigetvár Siklós Szentlőrin ...
Baranya County (former) - History
... Baranya county arose as one of the first comitatus of the Kingdom of Hungary, in the 11th century ... In the 16th century, the Ottoman Empire conquered Baranya, and included it into the sanjak of Mohács, an Ottoman administrative unit, with the seat in the city of Mohács ... In the end of the 17th century, Baranya was captured by Habsburg Empire, and was included into Habsburg Kingdom of Hungary ...
Darda, Croatia - History
... administration (13th-16th century), the area was part of the Baranya county ... and administratively belonged to the Baranya county, which was part of the Habsburg Kingdom of Hungary ... From 1918 to 1922, it was part of the Novi Sad county, from 1922 to 1929 part of the Bačka Oblast, and from 1929 to 1941 part of the Danube Banovina ...

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