Nógrád located in the northern part of the country. Slovakia from the north, east Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Heves southeast, southwest Pest bounded. County seat: Salgótarján. The county has an area of 2,544 km ², it is the country’s territory, only 2.7% of this area is the second smallest county Nógrád.
Nógrád located in the northern part of Hungary. Most of the area of hills and mountains. Slovakia borders, surrounded by natural boundaries. The four-county area of mountains connected with each other. Hungary to the east, in the west of Gooding, in the north-Karancs Medves surrounded by mountains, while the rest of the county ranges Cserhát fill that gradually flattens towards the north and south.
The Nógrád landscape features of the landscape gives lots Cserhát: volcanic origin, scattered mountain groups, and they are located between the small forest patches. The mountains are usually not higher than 400 to 600 meters, mostly in the villages in the valleys away. The county’s landscape with the Ipoly Valley, Nogradi basin, the valley and the Zagyva Medves region.
The highest point in the county is 946 meters high Piszkés Matra-roof and Börzsöny Csóványos away (938 m), which is situated in Pest county boundary. The county is located along the lowest part of the Ipoly the Slovak-Hungarian border, Parassapuszta around.