Banat is a geographical and historical region in Central Europe
currently divided between three countries, Romania, Serbia and Hungary:
The eastern part lies
Romania in the following
County (Romanian) / Temes Megye (Hungarian) is a county of Western Romania, in the
historical region Banat with
the county seat at
Timisoara (German: Temeschburg/Temeswar)
(Hungarian: Temesvar). It
is the largest county in
More about Timis County.
(Romanian) / Krassó-Szörény
Megye (Hungarian), a
county of southwestern
Romania, in historical region
Banat, with the county seat at Reşiţa.
Danube left side, between the
Southern Carpathians and the
south part of the Western
is bounded on the south and west
With 8,514 km2, it is the
third largest county in
Romania, after Timis and
Suceava counties. It is also
the county through which the
Danube River enters Romania.
about Caras-Severin County.
(Romanian), south of the Mures/Maros river and Mehedinti.
More about Arad
Hunedoara County - Western Romania
- Hunedoara (Romanian) is a county (Județ) of
Romania, in Transylvania, with its capital city at
Deva. In Hungarian: Hunyad megye; German: Kreis
Hunedoara, and in Slovak: Hunedoara.
More about Hunedora
The western part in
lies in northeastern Serbia (Serbian Banat).
A small northern part in southeastern
- a small part of the Csongrád
namely the area located in the
southern angle formed by the Tisa
and the Mureş, as far as the state
border with Romania and Serbia.
about Csongrád County.
3 Counties of Banat in 1778
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Hl.= Heiliger [masculine], Heilige [feminine], Saint, St. [English]
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