Area

The area of the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine Interreg NEXT Programme consists of various regions of Hungary, Slovakia, Romania as EU Member States and Ukraine as Partner Country.

The area of the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine Interreg NEXT Programme consists of various regions of Hungary, Slovakia, Romania as EU Member States and Ukraine as Partner Country. The total cooperation area covers a territory of 83 057 km2 (size of Austria) with a population of 8 078 324 (size between Austria and Bulgaria). Thus, the cooperation area is as large as an EU Member State, a middle-sized European country. However, administratively its territory is divided between four countries with different roles and responsibilities of their respective NUTS III regions.

Similarly as the quadrilateral ENI CBC Programme the new HU-SK-RO-UA Interreg VI-A NEXT Programme aims at serving the development of the Hungarian-Slovak-Romanian-Ukrainian border region and has a special commitment to catch up with the Ukrainian programme area. The Programme area consists of the following NUTS III level equivalent regions:

in Hungary:

Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg vármegye
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén vármegye

in Slovakia:

Košický kraj
Prešovský kraj

in Romania:

Județul Maramureş
Județul Satu Mare
Județul Suceava

in Ukraine:

Zakarpatska oblast
Ivano-Frankivska oblast
Chernivetska oblast