Újbuda

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11th District of Budapest
Budapest XI. kerülete
Újbuda
District of Budapest
District XI
Flag of 11th District of Budapest
Flag
Coat of arms of 11th District of Budapest
Coat of arms
Location of District XI in Budapest (shown in grey)
Location of District XI in Budapest (shown in grey)
Coordinates: 47°28′30″N 19°02′24″E / 47.475°N 19.04°E / 47.475; 19.04Coordinates: 47°28′30″N 19°02′24″E / 47.475°N 19.04°E / 47.475; 19.04
Country Hungary
Region Central Hungary
City Budapest
Established 1 March 1934
Quarters[1]
Government
 • Mayor Tamás Hoffmann (Fidesz-KDNP)
Area[2]
 • Total 33.49 km2 (12.93 sq mi)
Area rank 8th
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 151,812
 • Rank 1st
 • Density 4,533/km2 (11,740/sq mi)
Demonym(s) tizenegyedik kerületi (“11th districter”)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1111 ... 1119
Website www.ujbuda.hu

Újbuda (lit. New Buda) is the 11th district of Budapest (Hungarian: Budapest XI. kerület), Hungary. It is the most populous district of Budapest with 137,426 inhabitants (2008), until the 1890s, Újbuda's present territory was a field south of the historical town of Buda. The construction of a new residential area started in the 1900s, the present district was formed in 1930,[3] from 1880 to 1980, Újbuda's population increased from 1,180 to 178,960.[4] There are boulevards, avenues with tram lines, and communist-era housing estates in the district. Line 4 of the Budapest metro passes through Újbuda.

Neighborhoods[edit]

Population[edit]

Ethnic groups (2001 census)
Religions (2001 census)
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1870 1,149 —    
1880 1,180 +2.7%
1890 3,092 +162.0%
1900 7,191 +132.6%
1910 23,457 +226.2%
1920 37,025 +57.8%
1930 52,337 +41.4%
1941 76,668 +46.5%
1949 86,804 +13.2%
1960 109,124 +25.7%
1970 161,437 +47.9%
1980 178,960 +10.9%
1990 174,509 −2.5%
2001 144,441 −17.2%
2006 136,503 −5.5%
2008 137,426 +0.7%

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Újbuda is twinned with:[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "94/2012. (XII. 27.) Főv. Kgy. rendelet - a közterület- és városrésznevek megállapításáról, azok jelöléséről, valamint a házszám-megállapítás szabályairól" (in Hungarian). 
  2. ^ a b "A fővárosi kerületek, a megyei jogú városok, a városok területe, lakónépessége és a lakások száma" [The area of districts of the capital, of the towns with county's rights, resident population and number of dwellings]. Magyarország közigazgatási helynévkönyve 2016. január 1 [Gazetteer of Hungary 1st January, 2016] (PDF). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 2016. p. 21. 
  3. ^ History of Újbuda (Hungarian)
  4. ^ Historical population of Újbuda (Hungarian Central Statistical Office)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Újbuda története" [Újbuda - New in History, Twin Towns]. Rafia.hu (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2013-08-11. 
  6. ^ "МЕЖДУНАРОДНО СЪТРУДНИЧЕСТВО НА ОБЩИНА РУСЕ - Побратимени градове". Община Русе [Municipality Ruse] (in Bulgarian). Archived from the original on 2013-08-05. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
  7. ^ "Marosvásárhely" (in Hungarian). Ujbuda.hu. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 

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