Pesterzsébet

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20th District of Budapest

Budapest XX. kerülete

Pesterzsébet
District XX
Flag of 20th District of Budapest
Flag
Coat of arms of 20th District of Budapest
Coat of arms
Location of District XX in Budapest (shown in grey)
Location of District XX in Budapest (shown in grey)
Coordinates: 47°26′N 19°07′E / 47.433°N 19.117°E / 47.433; 19.117Coordinates: 47°26′N 19°07′E / 47.433°N 19.117°E / 47.433; 19.117
CountryHungary
RegionCentral Hungary
CityBudapest
Established1 January 1950
Quarters[1]
Government
 • MayorÁkos Szabados (MSZP-DK-Együtt-PM)
Area
 • Total12.19 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Area rank17th
Population
(2016)[2]
 • Total65,321
 • Rank14th
 • Density5,358/km2 (13,880/sq mi)
Demonym(s)huszadik kerületi ("20th districter")
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1201 ... 1205
Websitepesterzsebet.hu
The parish church, Pesterzsébet

Pesterzsébet is the 20th district of Budapest, Hungary. It is located in the southern part of the capital and is the 17th biggest district in the city, it is a mostly suburban area with approximately 70,000 residents.

History[edit]

Pesterzsébet was named until 1924 Erzsébetfalva, with a brief period of being called Leninváros during the Hungarian Soviet Republic, 1924-1932 Pesterzsébet, 1932-1950 Pestszenterzsébet, 1950-1990 Pesterzsébet.

Sport[edit]

The most popular sport in this town is association football, the town had one team playing in the top level of the Hungarian football league system, the Nemzeti Bajnokság I. The name of the team was Erzsébeti TC, which played in the 1925-26 season.[3]

Gallery[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Pesterzsébet is twinned with:

See also[edit]

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 1 January, 2016] (PDF). Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 2016. p. 21.
  3. ^ "Hungarian League 1925-26". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.com. 2015-05-29.

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