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'''Beszterce-Naszód''' was the name of a historic administrative county ([[Comitatus (Kingdom of Hungary)|comitatus]]) of the [[Kingdom of Hungary]]. Its territory is presently in northern [[Romania]] (north-eastern [[Transylvania]]). The capital of the county was ''Beszterce'' (now [[Bistrița]]).
Beszterce-Naszód county shared borders with [[Kingdom of Romania]], the [[Austria]]n [[Bukovina]], and the Hungarian counties [[Máramaros]], [[Szolnok-Doboka]], [[Kolozs]], [[Maros-Torda]], and [[Csík]]. Its area was 4167 km² around 1910.
[[Image:Beszterce-Naszod.jpg|thumb|right|300px| Contemporary map about the county]]
Beszterce-Naszód county was formed in 1876, when the Transylvanian Saxon district of [[Beszterce]]/Bistritz was united with the district of Naszód (since 1861, 1762-1851 military frontier district) and part of [[Doboka]] county. In 1920 the [[Treaty of Trianon]] assigned the territory of Beszterce-Naszód county to [[Romania]]. It was occupied by Hungary between 1940-1944 during [[World War II]].The territory of the county is now in the (larger) [[Romania]]n county [[Bistrița-Năsăud]].
In 1910, county had a population of 127,843 people. Population by language:
*Romanian = 87,564
*German = 25,609
*Hungarian = 10,737
In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of the county Beszterce-Naszód were:
! District!! Capital
|Besenyő, [[Romanian language|RO]] [[Viișoara]]||Beszterce, RO [[Bistrița]]
|Jád, RO [[Livezile]]||Beszterce, RO [[Bistrița]]
|Naszód||Naszód, RO [[Năsăud]]
|Óradna||Óradna, RO [[Rodna]]
!colspan=2|Urban districts (''rendezett tanácsú város'')
|colspan=2|Beszterce, RO [[Bistrița]]