Pesterzsébet

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20th District of Budapest
Budapest XX. kerülete
Pesterzsébet
District of Budapest
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
Country Hungary
Region Central Hungary
City Budapest
Established 1 January 1950
Quarters[1]
Government
 • Mayor Ákos Szabados (MSZP-DK-Együtt-PM)
Area[2]
 • Total 12.19 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Area rank 17th
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 65,321
 • Rank 14th
 • Density 5,358/km2 (13,880/sq mi)
Demonym(s) huszadik kerületi (“20th districter”)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1201 ... 1205
Website pesterzsebet.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 1st 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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