(in Latin: Honthum, in German: Hont, in Hungarian: Honth) is the name of a historic administrative county in southern Slovakia
(and in northern present-day Hungary
) from a time when Slovakia was part of Hungary. Today in Slovakia only an informal designation of the corresponding territory. Situated between (including) Banska Stiavnica
and the Danube
(along the rivers Krupinica and then Ipeľ), except for the region around the town of Krupina.