Szolnok-Doboka County

Szolnok-Doboka was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in northern Romania (northern Transylvania). The capital of the county was Dés (now Dej, Romania).

Szolnok-Doboka County
Comitatus Szolnokiensis-Dobociensis  (Latin)
Szolnok-Doboka vármegye  (Hungarian)
Komitat Szolnok-Doboka  (German)
Comitatul Solnoc-Dăbâca  (Romanian)
County of the Kingdom of Hungary (1876-1920, 1940-1945)
Coat of arms of Szolnok-Doboka
Coat of arms
Szolnok-doboka.png
CapitalDés
Area
 • Coordinates47°9′N 23°52′E / 47.150°N 23.867°E / 47.150; 23.867Coordinates: 47°9′N 23°52′E / 47.150°N 23.867°E / 47.150; 23.867
 
• 1910
4,786 km2 (1,848 sq mi)
Population 
• 1910
251936
History 
• Established
1876
• Treaty of Trianon
4 June 1920
• County recreated (Second Vienna Award)
30 August 1940
• Disestablished
1945
Today part of Romania
Dej is the current name of the capital.

GeographyEdit

Szolnok-Doboka county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Szilágy, Szatmár, Máramaros, Beszterce-Naszód and Kolozs. The river Szamos flowed through the county. Its area was 4786 km² around 1910.

HistoryEdit

Szolnok-Doboka county was formed in 1876, when the county Belső-Szolnok was united with part of the Doboka region.

In 1920 by the Treaty of Trianon the county became part of Romania except from 1940 until the end of World War II, when it was returned to Hungary by the Second Vienna Award, it had then a modified territory. The territory of the county is now divided under the Romanian counties Cluj (the center and south, a.o. Dej), Maramureş (the north), Bistriţa-Năsăud (the east) and Sălaj (the west).

DemographicsEdit

In 1900, the county had a population of 237,134 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[1]

Total:

According to the census of 1900, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[2]

Total:

 
Ethnic map of the county with data of the 1910 census (see the key in the description)

In 1910, county had a population of 251,936 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[3]

Total:

According to the census of 1910, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[4]

Total:

SubdivisionsEdit

 
Administrative divisions of Szolnok-Doboka County.

In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of Szolnok-Doboka county were:

Districts (járás)
District Capital
Bethlen Bethlen, RO Beclean
Csákigorbó Csákigorbó, RO Gârbou
Dés Dés, RO Dej
Kápolnokmonostor Kápolnokmonostor, RO Copalnic-Mănăștur
Kékes Kékes, RO Chiochiș
Magyarlápos Magyarlápos, RO Târgu Lăpuş
Nagyilonda Nagyilonda, RO Ileanda
Szamosújvár Szamosújvár, RO Gherla
Urban districts (rendezett tanácsú város)
Dés, RO Dej
Szamosújvár, RO Gherla

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  3. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  4. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 19 June 2012.