Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg is an administrative county (Hungarian: megye) in north-eastern Hungary, bordering Slovakia, Ukraine, and Romania, and has good connections both by road and rail.  Within Hungary, the county is bordered by Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county and the River Tisza to the north west and Hajdú-Bihar county to the south west. The capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county is Nyíregyháza.

In 2015, it had a population of 562,357 and the population density was 92/km². Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 44,000), Germans (2,000) and Ukrainians (1,000).

The county borders three countries, and it is the only Hungarian county bordering Ukraine. The railway border crossing towards Ukraine is well developed; its high capacity is able to meet the requirements of transit and bilateral trade. Following the reconstruction of the road border crossing, the county is also able to cope with increased road transportation.

Several regions in the county have tourism potential. Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg has several agricultural products of excellent quality, with capacity for higher production.

Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg was part of the Programme area of the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI CBC Programme 2007-2013. For CBC projects implemented by the lead partners and partners from Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg please check the KEEP database