Ózd (Hungarian: Ózdi járás) is a district in western part of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. Ózd is also the name of the town where the district seat is found. The district is located in the Northern Hungary Statistical Region.

Ózd District

Ózdi járás
Official logo of Ózd District
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Ózd District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Ózd District within Hungary and Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County.
Country Hungary
District seatÓzd
 • Total385.57 km2 (148.87 sq mi)
Area rank9th in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 (2011 census)
 • Total54,285
 • Rank3rd in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
 • Density141/km2 (370/sq mi)


Ózd District borders with the Slovakian region of Banská Bystrica to the northwest, Edelény District to the northeast, Kazincbarcika District to the east, Bélapátfalva District and Pétervására District (Heves County) to the south, Salgótarján District (Nógrád County) to the west. The number of the inhabited places in Ózd District is 17.


The district has 2 towns, 1 large village and 14 villages. (ordered by population, as of 1 January 2012)[1]

The bolded municipalities are cities, italics municipality is large village.


Religion in Ózd District (2011 census)

  Catholic Church (45.1%)
  Calvinism (6.5%)
  Lutheranism (0.6%)
  Other religions (2.6%)
  Non-religious (18.3%)
  Atheists (0.8%)
  Undeclared (24.4%)

In 2011, it had a population of 54,285 and the population density was 141/km².

Year County population[2] Change
2011 54,285 n/a


Besides the Hungarian majority, the main minorities are the Roma (approx. 7,000) and German (200).

Total population (2011 census): 54,285
Ethnic groups (2011 census):[3] Identified themselves: 54,404 persons:

  • Hungarians: 47,043 (86.47%)
  • Gypsies: 6,808 (12.51%)
  • Others and indefinable: 553 (1.02%)

Approx. 150 persons in Ózd District did declare more than one ethnic group at the 2011 census.


Religious adherence in the county according to 2011 census:[4]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ A KSH 2012. évi helységnévkönyve
  2. ^ népesség.com, "Ózdi járás népessége"
  3. ^ A népesség nemzetiség szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [1]
  4. ^ A népesség vallás, felekezet szerint, 2011, (in Hungarian) [2]

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Coordinates: 48°13′00″N 20°20′00″E / 48.2167°N 20.3333°E / 48.2167; 20.3333