Pest County

county of Hungary

Pest (Hungarian: Pest megye, pronounced [ˈpɛʃt]; German: Komitat Pest) is a county (megye) in central Hungary.

Pest County
Pest megye
Börzsöny
Landscapes of Vác
Landscapes of Kemence
Descending, from top: the Börzsöny Mountain in Nagybörzsöny village, landscapes of Vác, and landscapes of Kemence
Flag of Pest County
Coat of arms of Pest County
Pest County within Hungary
Pest County within Hungary
Country Hungary
RegionCentral Hungary
County seatBudapest
Government
 • President of the General AssemblyIstván Szabó (Fidesz-KDNP)
Area
 • Total6,393.14 km2 (2,468.41 sq mi)
Area rank3rd in Hungary
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,226,115[1]
 • Rank1st in Hungary
 • Density191.8/km2 (497/sq mi)
Postal code
20xx – 23xx, 2440, 2461, 260x – 263x,
2680 – 2683, 27xx
Area code(s)(+36) 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 53
ISO 3166 codeHU-PE
Websitewww.pestmegye.hu

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