|County seat :||Szeged|
|Residents:||404,459 as of 2016|
Csongrád-Csanád [ ˈʧonɡraːd ˈʧɑnaːd ] (until June 4, 2020: Csongrád ) is a county in southern Hungary . It borders on Serbia ( Vojvodina ) and Romania as well as on the counties Bács-Kiskun , Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Békés . It has an area of 4,262.80 km² and 404,459 inhabitants (2016). The county seat is Szeged , other important cities are Csongrád , Szentes , Hódmezővásárhely and Makó .
A small area of 217 km² (south of the Marosch and east of the Tisza) belonged to the historical region of Banat .
The county of Csongrád-Csanád is divided into 7 districts (Hungarian járás ) with 60 villages. Of these, the cities of Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely with county law (Hungarian Megyei jogú város ), 8 cities without county law (Hungarian város ), 8 large municipalities (Hungarian nagyközség ) and 42 municipalities (Hungarian község ). .
|Location type||number||Area (in km²)||Population on January 1, 2016||Population
density (Ew / km²)
|absolutely||proportionally||on average||absolutely||proportionally||on average|
|City with county law||2||768.98||18.04%||384.49||207.022||51.18%||103,511||269.2|
|Cities without county law||8th||1,101.74||25.85%||137.72||96,951||23.97%||12,119||88.0|
|County Csongrád total||60||4,262.80||71.05||404.459||6,741||94.9|
The current circles are:
(January 1, 2013)
With the government ordinance No. 218/2012 of August 13, 2012, the statistical small regions (Hungarian kistérség ) were abolished on January 1, 2013 and replaced by an approximately equal number of districts (Hungarian járás ). The small areas were retained for a while for planning and statistical purposes, but were finally abolished on February 25, 2014. Until the dissolution there were 7 small areas in the county. Four administrative units remained unchanged during the reform.
The following small areas ( kistérség ) existed in Csongrád County until the end of 2012 :
|code||Small area||Administrative headquarters||Population
(December 31, 2012)
Largest cities and towns
All places without a name are cities.
|City / municipality||Residents
(January 1, 2016)
|Algyő, large municipality||5,108|
|Szegvár, large municipality||4,283|
|Ásotthalom, large parish||3,895|
|Kiszombor , large municipality||3,759|
|Balástya , parish||3,445|
|Zsombó, large parish||3,301|
|Bordány, large municipality||3,283|
|Röszke , parish||3,217|
Population development of the county
It is noteworthy that the population has steadily decreased since 2006. Dates in bold are census results.
|02/01/2001||433,344||October 01, 2011||417.456|
1 1960: present population; otherwise resident population
Population development of the districts
Except for the Szeged district, a negative population balance is evident for all districts.
|District name||Population level on January 1st|
* County Museum
- Csongrád County Self-Government (Hungarian)
- 6.1.1. Resident population by sex, January 1st (2001-) (STADAT table). KSH, accessed February 9, 2017 .
- Csongrád added Csanád. In: Budapest newspaper. June 4, 2020, accessed June 6, 2020 .
- KSH: Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January, 2016. In: Minden helység adata. KSH, accessed on March 7, 2017 (Hungarian / English, also PDF file).
- Gazetteer of Hungary, 1st January, 2013. (PDF) KSH, accessed on February 4, 2017 (Hungarian / English, also XLS file).
- Detailed Gazetteer of Hungary. KSH, accessed February 4, 2017 (Hungarian / English).
- Department of Museums of Csongrád County CMMI (Csongrád Megyei Múzeumok Igazgatósága)