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Heves County.  Heves county lies in northern Hungary. It lies between the right bank of the river Tisza and the Mátra and Bükk mountains. It shares borders.

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1 Heves County

2  Heves county lies in northern Hungary. It lies between the right bank of the river Tisza and the Mátra and Bükk mountains. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties: Pest, Nógrád, Borsod-Abaúj- Zemplén and Jász- Nagykun- Szolnok.There are 9 cities and 110 villages.

3 Geography  Heves county is a geographically diverse area; its northern part is mountainous(the Mátra and Bükk are the two highest mountain ranges in Hungary), while at south it includes a part of the Great Hungarian Plain.  Rivers: Zagyva, Tarna, Tisza, Laskó  Highest point: Kékestető, Mátra Mountains (1014m; highest in Hungary)  Lowest point: Kisköre (86m) Hungarian Great Plain Mátra

4 The capital of Heves county is Eger.

5 Tourist sights  Lake Tisza  Bükk National Park  Bélapátfalva abbey  Castle and City of Eger  Erdőtelek arboretum  Feldebrő, 11th century Romanesque church  Gyöngyös, Mátra museum  Hatvan, Grassalkovich mansion  Kisnána castle  Noszvaj, De la Motte mansion  Parád  Sirok castle  Szilvásvárad, Szalajka Valley  Szarvaskő, castle ruins

6 Lake Tisza  Lake Tisza is also known as Kisköre Reservoir, and it is the largest artificial lake in Hungary. It is located at the southeastern edge of Heves county, next to counties Borsod-Abaúj-Zemlén, Hajdú-Bihar and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok.

7 Bükk National Park  The Bükk National Park is a national park in the Bükk Mountains of Northern Hungary, near Miskolc. It was founded in 1976 as the third national park of the country. It contains km² (of which km² is under increased protection). It is the largest national park of the country with mountains and forests, situated in the Northern mountains. The most important sights include the various karst formations of the limestone mountains: caves that used to be inhabited by pre-historic men, swallow-holes, ravines.

8 Bélapátfalva abbey  Bélapátfalva is a town in Heves county, Hungary, north of Eger. The site of the best preserved Romanesque church building in Hungary.

9 Castle and City of Eger  Eger is a city in northern Hungary, the county seat of Heves, east of the Mátra Mountains. Eger is best known for its castle, thermal baths, historic buildings (including the most northern Turkish minaret), and red and white wines.

10 Erdőtelek arboretum  More commonly today, an arboretum is a botanical garden containing living collections of primarily woody plants intended at least partly for scientific study.

11 Feldebrő, 11th century Romanesque church  The church of village Feldebrő with its original, intact crypt dates back to the turn of the th century.

12 Gyöngyös, Mátra museum •In the museum you can see such interesting things like: minerals and fossils, or you can familiarize with the local and hunting history.

13 Hatvan, Grassalkovich mansion  The two-storey detached, baroque style palace was built in the first half of the 18 th century by Antal Grassalkovich from the ruins of the medieval castle walls and bastions.

14 Kisnána castle  Kisnána is a village in Heves county, Hungary, located 25 kilometres from Gyöngyös to the northeast. There is a castle in the village that was built in the 11th or 12th century.

15 Noszvaj, De la Motte mansion  The palace, was built between 1774 and 1778, has the internal and external appearance and ornaments, typical of the time of Louis the 16 th in Hungary. The beautiful park around the palace is full of rare trees and bushes.

16 Parád  In Parád you can’t miss out seeing: Károlyi-Castle, folk art treasures, botanical garden, spa.

17 Sirok castle  The ruins of the castle are on the 296 m high bare hill, it is an entrancing sight for visitors.

18 Szilvásvárad, Szalajka Valley •Szalajka Valley is a reservation with its unique wild- life.

19 Szarvaskő, castle ruins  Szarvaskő is a popular excursion spot 10 km from Eger, with its picturesque view.

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