Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun County

The Pest - Pilis - Solt -Kiskun ( German rarely Pest - Pilisch - Scholt - Kiskunság; Hungarian Pest - Pilis - Solt -Kiskun Vármegye, Latin comitatus Pestiensis et Pilisiensis et Soltensis et Cumania Minor) was a historic administrative unit ( county / county) in the Kingdom of Hungary.

The area lies in present-day central Hungary on the face of today's counties of Pest and Bács -Kiskun and the capital Budapest.


The county bordered on the counties Komárom ( Komárom ), Gran ( Esztergom ), Hont, Neograd ( Nógrád ), Heves, Jasz -Nagykun -Szolnok, Csongrád, Bács- Bodrog, Tolna and White Castle ( Fejér ). It stretched from the Danube Bend in Visegrad here in the northwest over the southern Baja north of the city to the Tisza to the east. A part of the county, the Pilisgebirge, the Danube was placed west near Budapest.


The counties of Pest and Pili built in the 11th century (formally previously as comitatus consisting Wissegradensis ), the Pest lay on the east bank and the county Pili on the west bank of the Danube. Following the unification of the two counties ( 1492) came in the 17th century also added the area around Solt, who had previously part of the county White Castle. Finally, the county Kiskun 1876 connected, and the county was in this form to large Komitatsreform 1950 after which it was divided into two approximately equal-sized counties. The North is now organized in Pest county, while the south in Bács -Kiskun lies.

County subdivision

In the early 20th century following chair districts passed ( usually after the name of the administrative headquarters named):

All these places are in the present-day Hungary.