Kraszna County

Kraszna County
County of the Kingdom of Hungary
c. 1100
(first mentioned in 1164)–1876
Capital Krasznavár[1]
Szilágysomlyó (now Șimleu Silvaniei in Romania)
  Established c. 1100
(first mentioned in 1164)
  Disestablished 1876
Today part of Romania

Kraszna county (Hungarian: Kraszna vármegye) was a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary along the river Kraszna.[2]


  1. 1 2 Benkő 1994, p. 381.
  2. Benkő 1994, p. 380.


  • Benkő, Elek (1994). "Kraszna 2.". In Kristó, Gyula; Engel, Pál; Makk, Ferenc. Korai magyar történeti lexikon (9-14. század) [Encyclopedia of the Early Hungarian History (9th-14th centuries)] (in Hungarian). Akadémiai Kiadó. p. 380-381. ISBN 963-05-6722-9. 

Coordinates: 47°13′N 22°48′E / 47.217°N 22.800°E / 47.217; 22.800

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