Concept

Vas County

Summary
Vas (Vas vármegye, ˈvɒʃ; Komitat Eisenburg; Železna županija or županija Železna, Željezna županija) is an administrative county (comitatus or vármegye) of Hungary. It was also one of the counties of the former Kingdom of Hungary. It is part of the Centrope Project. Geography Vas county lies in western Hungary. It shares borders with Austria (Burgenland) and Slovenia (Mura Statistical Region) and the Hungarian counties Győr-Moson-Sopron, Veszprém and Zala. The capital of Vas county is Szombathely. Its area is 3,336 km². History Vas County (former) Vas is also the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Hungary, eastern Austria and eastern Slovenia. The capital of the county was Szombathely. Vas county arose as one of the first comitatus of the Kingdom of Hungary. In 1920, by the Treaty of Trianon the western part of the county became part of the new Austrian land Burgenland, and a smalle
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