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Fejér county lies in central Hungary. It lies on the west bank of the river Danube and nearly touches the eastern shore of Lake Balaton. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Veszprém, Komárom-Esztergom, Pest, Bács-Kiskun, Tolna and Somogy. The capital of Fejér county is Székesfehérvár. Its area is 4359 km².
Fejér (former county)
Fejér (in Latin: comitatus Albensis) is also the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which was slightly smaller than that of present Fejér county, is presently in central Hungary. The capital of the county was Székesfehérvár.
Fejér county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Veszprém, Komárom, Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun and Tolna. It lay south-west of Budapest, around Székesfehérvár. The river Danube formed most of its eastern border. Its area was 4129 km² around 1910.
Fejér county arose as one of the first comitatus of the Kingdom of Hungary, in the 11th century. The Solt region, east of the Danube river, which used to be part of Fejér county, went to Pest-Pilis-Solt county in the 17th century.
In the early 20th century, the districts and their capitals were:
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